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October 11, 2017 - Environmental Law, Product Liability, Consumer Products

Consumer Product Update – California’s Green Chemistry Initiative Looks for New Products to Regulate

California Proposes Next Group of Priority Products Under Its Green Chemistry Initiative

Nail polish, household cleaners, carpets, upholstery, lead acid batteries and other products may be targeted for regulation under California’s Safer Consumer Products Program. The Program, also known as the California Green Chemistry Initiative, is an innovative regulatory scheme to evaluate and seek safer substitutes for hazardous chemicals in consumer products.