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California DTSC’s Safer Products Chief On 1,4-Dioxane, Why Paint Stripper AA Is Worth Following

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Manufacturers of methylene chloride-containing paint strippers have submitted the first substantial alternatives analysis under California’s Safer Consumer Products regulation, an undertaking that could be informative for other industries. Karl Palmer, who heads the program for the Department of Toxic Substances Control, discusses the process and the DTSC’s probe into 1,4-dioxane in personal care.

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