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Significant Variability Found in Toxics in Packaging Compliance Verification Testing

The Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH)[1] released a report on July 21, 2011, that identifies significant variability in laboratory testing for total heavy metals under state "toxics in packaging" laws. The TPCH, which was formed 20 years ago to support model toxics in packaging legislation...

Another estrogenic substance is identified (BPS, which is related to BPA), and the vector exposes nearly everyone

Prior posts have noted that BPA (an estrongen mimic) is found not only in certain plastics (about which there is much nashing of teeth), but the main vector may very well be thermal cash register receipts. Well, get ready for its cousin, BPS, and the newest vector, paper money. Holy greenbacks, Batman...

Department of Defense Publishes Proposed Rule Regarding Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Toxic or Hazardous Materials

By: Genevieve Essig The Department of Defense has published proposed rule 79 FR 4648 (Jan. 29, 2014) , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], which relates to DFARS regulations on the storage, treatment, and disposal of toxic or hazardous materials. The rule in essence seeks to...