Green Chem Regs — Coming To Products Near You?

Law360, New York (January 25, 2011, 2:23 PM EST) -- Building for several years, a wave of new regulations directly impacting a wide range of consumer products is about to hit California and manufacturers of products distributed for sale in California. California passed its Green Chemistry Initiative legislation in 2008, mandating that by Jan. 1, 2011 the state institute new regulations governing the use of chemicals in consumer products sold in California.

The regulations are expected to put a priority on children’s products, personal care products, and household cleaning products, but their potential scope is much...
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