California DTSC Work Plan To Identify Possible Priority-Product Categories
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Targeted for release in mid-August under California’s Safer Consumer Products regs, a work plan from the state’s Department of Toxic Substances Control will identify categories from which draft priority product/chemical combinations could be selected during the 2015-2017 period.
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