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Maryland Bill Seeks to Ban BPA and Phthalates in Certain Products

1:43 PM MDT | March 14, 2007 | Michelle Bryner

Advocates from environmental, public health, and industry groups testified before a Maryland House hearing last week about a bill seeking to ban use of phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA) in some children’s products and cosmetics made, sold or distributed in the state. Companies would have until January 2009 to switch to safer alternatives under the bill. The Maryland House had not scheduled a vote on the bill at CW press time. House delegate James Hubbard (D., Prince George’s County) introduced the legislation´╗┐. The proposal is part of a growing trend...

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