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California 'Safer Consumer Product Alternatives' Regulation Continues Trend Towards Greater Chemical Scrutiny

9:47 AM MST | November 9, 2010 | Richard Hubner

Written by Richard P. Hubner, president of The Sapphire Group (Bethesda, MD)  and his colleagues. The Sapphire Group is a risk management consulting firm. California is known for setting trends in this country related to music and entertainment. But it also serves as a bellwether for environmental regulation. This pattern may be continuing with the Safer Consumer Product Alternatives (SCPA) regulation, a measure under development by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) as part of the state’s Green Chemistry Initiative.  ...

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