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EU Restricts 33 Substances in Clothing-Footwear-Textiles

By November 2021, the European Union (EU) is requiring that clothing, accessories, footwear and other textiles (such as furniture upholstery and bed linens) be essentially free of 33 "CMR" substances, including lead,…

TSCA Chemical Inventory “Reset” Reporting Deadline: October 5

Reminder that Friday is the deadline for chemical “processors” to file notifications with EPA to ensure that the chemicals they use are designated as “active” substances on the TSCA Inventory. “Active” designation is…

EPA Finalizes New TSCA User Fees

A new framework of fees to cover the costs of implementing the provisions of the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) will go into effect October 1st, under a final rule issued yesterday by EPA.…

Prop 65: Notes from the Front

Live from San Francisco, Kelley Green Law Blog is reporting today from the Prop 65 Clearinghouse 2018 Conference .... the largest annual assemblage dedicated to the cottage industry that is California’s “Proposition…

For a Clean Slate, Don't Forget About EPA's Audit Policy

After almost a decade of neglect, EPA is once again actively encouraging facilities to utilize the agency's Audit Policy to "address noncompliance in an efficient and timely manner." Over the last several months, EPA…