Chemical Safety Improvement Act Promises Stronger EPA Oversight
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Introduced by New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013 would give EPA authority to evaluate chemicals in commerce based on risk to human health and the environment and take action on those deemed unsafe. The bill would update the current Toxic Substances Control Act and potentially impact manufacturers of cosmetic ingredients.
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