REACH-Like Chemicals Rules Expected In Calif.

Law360, New York (September 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As companies across the United States struggle to adapt to the European Union's new REACH legislation, many are also bracing for the possible passage of California's Green Chemistry Initiative, which could introduce similar chemicals regulations domestically.

Since the state legislature passed two green chemistry bills in August that would give California powers to regulate chemicals in consumer products, all eyes have been on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is expected to sign them into law by Sept. 30, the deadline for bills to be passed so they...
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