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Keller and Heckman LLP: Japan's New Chemical Reporting Requirements
Posted on 13 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On April 1, 2011, a new reporting requirement for chemicals came into effect in Japan. This new requirement originated in the 2009 amendment to Japan's chemical control law and requires that companies submit an annual report on chemical substances... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP: Upcoming Deadline for TSCA Polymer Exemption Notification
Posted on 18 Jan 2013 by Keller and Heckman LLP

January 31 is an important upcoming deadline for companies that manufacture or import polymers under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) "polymer exemption." [1] The one-time notification to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP: Bipartisan Meetings on The Safe Chemicals Act of 2011
Posted on 3 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

A series of stakeholder meetings on Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) (15 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq. ) "reform" began in the Senate on June 21, 2011. Billed as bipartisan stakeholder talks, these meetings may bring us closer to a viable TSCA... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP: Senate Holds Hearing on Safe Chemicals Act of 2011
Posted on 12 Dec 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Judging by a recent hearing, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee appears ready to move forward with the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847) (SCA2011) . SCA2011 was introduced by Senator Frank Lautenberg earlier this year in his continued... Read More

California Green Chemistry Regulation to Be Effective October 1, 2013
Posted on 24 Sep 2013 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The State of California has posted the Effective Date of its Safer Consumer Product Regulation as October 1, 2013, and has also posted the final version of the regulation. Currently, it is requesting comments on new provisions of the regulation. The new... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP: Japan's New Chemical Reporting Requirements
Posted on 13 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On April 1, 2011, a new reporting requirement for chemicals came into effect in Japan. This new requirement originated in the 2009 amendment to Japan's chemical control law and requires that companies submit an annual report on chemical substances... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP: Bipartisan Meetings on The Safe Chemicals Act of 2011
Posted on 3 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

A series of stakeholder meetings on Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) (15 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq. ) "reform" began in the Senate on June 21, 2011. Billed as bipartisan stakeholder talks, these meetings may bring us closer to a viable TSCA... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP: Senate Holds Hearing on Safe Chemicals Act of 2011
Posted on 12 Dec 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Judging by a recent hearing, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee appears ready to move forward with the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S. 847) (SCA2011) . SCA2011 was introduced by Senator Frank Lautenberg earlier this year in his continued... Read More