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August 1, 2012

Lynn L. Bergeson, “California Aims For Safer Consumer Products,” Chemical Processing, August 2012.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

In July, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released proposed Safer Consumer Products regulations, the newest iteration of the much anticipated regulatory implementation of California’s Green Chemistry Initiative. Below is a summary of the core elements of the proposed regulations — chemicals of concern (COC), priority products (PP), alternative analysis (AA), and regulatory responses.