DTSC Releases Safer Consumer Products Regulations
Long Awaited Regulations Draw Immediate Attention - Updated 11/15/11
The Department of Toxic Substances (DTSC) on October 31st released, for public review and comment, its anxiously awaited Informal Draft Regulations for Safer Consumer Products. According to DTSC, "These regulations represent the renewed efforts to develop a regulatory process to identify and prioritize chemicals of concern in consumer products and conducting an alternatives analysis that will result in safer consumer products."
The informal draft regulations for Safer Consumer Products are available for public review and comment. A public workshop is scheduled to discuss the content of the regulations with DTSC.
- SCP Informal Draft Regulations (released Oct. 31, 2011)
- SCP Informational Summary of Informal Draft Regulations
- SCP Workshop Notice on Informal Draft Regulations for Safer Consumer Products (Dec. 5, 2011)
See also a four minute You Tube video entitled "An Inside look at DTSC's Safer Consumer Products Draft Regulations" featuring DTSC Director, Debbie Raphael.
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