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California Passes Bill Regulating Chemicals in Consumer Products

12:26 PM MDT | September 8, 2008 | Kara Sissell

California lawmakers have passed a bill that would authorize the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (CDTSC; Sacramento) to evaluate and regulate consumer products that contain chemicals of concern. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman Mike Feuer (D., Los Angeles), awaits the signature of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R.), who is expected to sign it into law. Feuer: Stepping up state oversight. Assembly bill 1879 would give officials at CDTSC until 2011 to establish a science-based process identifying and evaluating product ingredients that pose a...

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