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Trending Product Compliance Questions January 2018


Trending Product Compliance Questions January 2018

Here is a sample of some questions product compliance people have been asking our Subject Matter Experts this month. You can find the full questions and answers below, but here is a summary of the […]

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California Harmonizes State Lightbulb CRI Requirements with ENERGY STAR Standards

California has introduced a bill to ensure that its state energy efficiency regulations for light bulbs do not exceed the ENERGY STAR(TM) standards for minimum color rendering values. Under the existing law, the State Energy Resources […]

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California DTSC announces its first 3 draft ‘priority products’

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has announced its first three draft “priority products” under the state’s Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Regulations. The three products are: Children’s foam padded sleeping products containing Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl)phosphate (also […]

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California DTSC to announce draft Priority Products

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will announce its first draft Priority Products under the Safer Consumer Products Regulations on 13 March 2014 at 10 AM PDT. The draft Priority Products are consumer goods […]

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DOJ & CPSC sue importers of dangerous toys & children’s products

The United States (US) Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked a federal court in California to issue an injunction shutting down the importation and sales activities of four California companies and six individuals in connection […]

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California considers revisions to Prop 65 warnings

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued a notice of a public workshop to discuss a possible regulatory action to change the existing regulation governing Proposition 65 warnings. It is OEHHA’s intent […]

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CEH reports on products & brands removing TDCPP, TCEP & TDBPP from their products

The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has reported on its “landmark legal agreements” to remove flame retardants from foam furniture and children’s products, as per California Proposition 65. The report references the recent Prop 65 […]

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CA revises TB 117 on upholstered furniture flammability

California’s Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) has revised Technical Bulletin 117 (TB 117), on upholstered furniture flammability. The intent of the mandatory standard is to produce upholstered furniture […]

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‘ECHA Newsletter’ features a documentary on chemicals in household products

The October 2013 issue of the ECHA Newsletter featured an interview with Dana Nachman, one of the directors of the new documentary, The Human Experiment, which focuses on chemicals in everyday household products and their […]

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​‘Chemical Watch’ provides its ​​Safer Consumer Products Regulations webinar

On 16 October 2013, Compliance & Risks’ data partner, Chemical Watch, provided a webinar on California’s recently-enacted Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR). The webinar aimed to educate attendees with information on the impact the Regulations […]

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California DTSC briefing on the Safer Consumer Products Regulations

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) posted a briefing, authored by its Director, Debbie Raphael, regarding its newly-enacted Safer Consumer Products Regulations, which take effect on 1 October 2013. The Regulations, which are five […]

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California OAL approves Safer Consumer Products Regulations; to take effect 1 October 2013

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has announced, the Safer Consumer Products Regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on 28 August 2013. The Regulations specify the process for identifying and prioritizing […]

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California DTSC issues revisions to the proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has revised the text of its Safer Consumer Products proposed rule, which will establish the process for identifying and prioritizing consumer products and their chemicals of concern, evaluating […]

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California Legislature resolves to preserve state laws on restricted substances

California’s Legislature issued an Assembly Joint Resolution to memorialize the federal Congress and the President of the United States (US) to respect the rights of states to protect the health of their citizens. AJR 30 […]

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Stakeholders to testify at Senate hearing on TSCA reform

The United States (US) Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee will host a hearing today, 31 July 2013, at 930 AM EDT, to consider possible reforms to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The hearing, […]

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