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Maine Adopts Rule Designating Flame Retardant Chemicals as Priority Chemicals


Maine Adopts Rule Designating Flame Retardant Chemicals as Priority Chemicals

A rule defining two flame retardant chemicals of high concern as ‘Priority Chemicals’ was adopted recently by Maine. The rule, which is an amendment to Chapter 889, entails reporting for specific children’s products containing deliberately added […]

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Maine shelves proposed rule on formaldehyde…for now

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has updated its website to indicate that its proposed rule, chapter 885, to designate formaldehyde as a Priority Chemical and regulate it in children’s products will not be […]

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Phthalates under scrutiny in Maine

The Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine has issued a new report, “Hormones Disrupted: Toxic Phthalates in Maine People,” which captures the stories and reactions of 25 Mainers who provided urine samples to test […]

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Maine proposes four new priority chemicals for children’s products

Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed four new rules designating priority chemicals for children’s products. The four rules listed will designate cadmium, formaldehyde, mercury, and arsenic as priority chemicals, allowing the Department to […]

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