Should California DTSC's Work Plan Continue To Prioritize Personal Care? Comment Invited
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Salon products within the larger Beauty, Personal Care and Hygiene category have been of keen interest to California's Department of Toxic Substances Control as it considers possible Priority Products for alternative analyses under the state's Safer Consumer Products regulation. DTSC seeks public input on a work plan for 2018-2020, which could dictate whether personal care remains an area of focus.
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