California’s PFAS Ban In Cosmetics Limited To Intentionally Added Substances, Effective In 2025
Legislation awaiting the governor’s signature in California will ban the “forever chemicals” from cosmetics when intentionally added beginning in 2025, reflecting successful industry advocacy efforts.
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EU Restriction Proposal Targets 4.4M Tons Of PFAS Headed For Environment Over Next 30 Years
“While the evaluation of such a broad proposal with thousands of substances, and many uses, will be challenging, we are ready,” says ECHA director for risk assessment Peter van der Zandt. Prepared by authorities in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, the restriction proposal has been handed over to ECHA’s scientific committees.
California Eyeing More Cosmetic Ingredient Bans To Align With EU
“In the absence of protective federal action, states must take charge and get toxic chemicals out of our everyday products,” says Scott Faber, senior VP of government affairs at the Environmental Working Group. EWG is sponsoring AB 496, proposed on 7 February by Democratic Assemblymember Laura Friedman.