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US OSHA Updates Hazard Communication Standard to Align with GHS 7

May-22-2024 GHS US Hazcom update

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a final rule to update the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). This update aligns the HCS primarily...

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Colorado Updates Legislation on PFAS in Consumer Products

May-22-2024 PFAS Prohibited substances

The state of Colorado has updated its legislation regarding products with intentionally added PFAS, with phased implementation beginning in January 2025. On May 1, 2024, the Governor signed SB 24-081 ...

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California’s OEHHA proposes to adopt a Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Level NSRL for titanium dioxide

May-21-2024 cancerogenic Chemical industry Risk management United States

On May 10, 2024, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed to amend Title 27, Section 25705(c)(2) of the California Code of Regulations to establish a Propositio...

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EPA Enforces Ban on Several Industrial and Commercial Methylene Chloride Uses

May-06-2024 Chemical industry Human health exposure Restricted use US TSCA United States

On April 30, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented a ban on most uses of methylene chloride, a hazardous substance linked to several cancers, neurotoxicity, liver damage, an...

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California’s Department of Public Health Updates Cosmetic Fragrance Allergen Reporting Guidelines

Apr-29-2024 Cosmetic Products Functional cosmetics Human health exposure Guidelines

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has revised its fragrance allergen reporting guidance for cosmetic products. This revision comes after the inclusion of 155 new substances, including ...

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EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances under Superfund Law

Apr-24-2024 Chemical industry Hazardous chemicals Hazardous waste PFAS PFOA United States

On April 19, 2024, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), along with their salts and structura...

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Issues Updated Guidance on PFAS Destruction and Disposal

Apr-18-2024 Chemical industry PFAS Test methods United States Guidelines update

On April 9, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an updated "Interim Guidance on the Destruction and Disposal of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and Materia...

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