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Washington State Ecology Mulls ‘Safer’ Definition While Exploring Phthalate Alternatives In Fragrances

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Marissa Smith, senior regulatory toxicologist in the Washington Department of Ecology’s Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction program, discusses what’s next for the state’s inaugural Safer Products go-round. “How we define ‘safer’ is really going to be the lynchpin of this whole process,” she says.

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