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  • California issues revised informal draft safer consumer products regulations

    At the request of California Governor Jerry Brown (D), the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) withdrew its October 31, 2011, informal draft Safer Consumer Products regulations, as well as a revised formal draft scheduled for release in April. Brown reportedly had concerns regarding the scope of the regulations, the treatment of confidential business information, and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • California issues revised informal draft safer consumer products regulations

    At the request of California Governor Jerry Brown (D), the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) withdrew its October 31, 2011, informal draft Safer Consumer Products regulations, as well as a revised formal draft scheduled for release in April. Brown reportedly had concerns regarding the scope of the regulations, the treatment of confidential business information, and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Proposed EU Biocidal Products Regulation Addresses Nanomaterials

    On November 23, 2011, the European Union (EU) Council's committee of the permanent representatives of each member state (COREPER) approved the compromise agreement on the proposed EU biocidal products regulation that would repeal and replace the biocidal products Directive 98/8/EC. Under the compromise reached by the EU Council and the European Parliament (EP), biocides would be reviewed ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Proposed EU biocidal products regulation addresses nanomaterials

    On November 23, 2011, the European Union (EU) Council's committee of the permanent representatives of each member state (COREPER) approved the compromise agreement on the proposed EU biocidal products regulation that would repeal and replace the biocidal products Directive 98/8/EC. Under the compromise reached by the EU Council and the European Parliament (EP), biocides would be reviewed ...


    By Acta Group

  • Ozone Registration Group - EU Biocidal Products Regulation Ozone

    Under EU law the Biocidal Product Regulation requires both substance and product registration for ozone equipment. Four manufacturers of ozone equipment have joined forces to prepare and submit an active substance dossier for the approval of ozone. Since September 1st 2013 the Biocidal Product Regulation EU/528/2012 (BPR) is in force and is superseding the former Biocidal Product Directive ...


    By ProMinent GmbH

  • Understanding the Biocidal Products Regulation - Useful help now available

    The REACH Centre has published a useful guide to assist manufacturers and importers of products and articles that contain pesticides, detergents, preservatives and other biocidal products. Containing definitions and an explanation of the product-types, the guide provides a handy overview and helps affected manufacturers and importers to understand the Biocidal Products Regulation. The guide ...


    By Yordas Group Ltd

  • DTSC Workshop on "Informal Draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations

    On December 5, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) held a workshop to review DTSC's "informal draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR) released on October 31, 2011. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) memoranda providing background information on SCPR are available online. DTSC began by ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Biocides Review Programme Regulation: First deadlines in October 2015 to notify certain active substances

    By 14 October 2015, companies need to notify ECHA if they are using dialuminium chloride pentahydroxide as an active substance in disinfectants and algaecides that are not intended for direct application to humans or animals. The next deadline to notify existing active substances currently not supported in the Review Programme is on 30 October. The Review Programme Regulation offers ...

  • B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. Is a Proud Sponsor of the 2nd Safer Products Summit

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), and The Acta Group (Acta) are pleased to announce that BCCM is a proud sponsor of the 2nd Safer Products Summit, which will be held on April 2-4, 2013, in San Francisco, California. The conference will bring together policy makers, leading consumer brands, and green chemistry experts to lay out the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DTSC releases revised proposed safer consumer products regulations

    On April 10, 2013, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released what many believe to be the last revisions to the proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Revised Proposed Regulations). The Revised Proposed Regulations are subject to a 15-day comment period, ending April 25, 2013. Memoranda providing background information are available ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. Is a Proud Sponsor of the 2nd Safer Products Summit

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), and The Acta Group (Acta) are pleased to announce that BCCM is a proud sponsor of the 2nd Safer Products Summit, which will be held on April 2-4, 2013, in San Francisco, California. The conference will bring together policy makers, leading consumer brands, and green chemistry experts to lay out the framework for ...


    By Acta Group

  • Norways Prohibits 18 Substances in Consumer Goods

    Norway's Pollution Control Agency (SFT) drafted a proposal to restrict the use of 18 hazardous substances in consumer products, with only two substances (lead and cadmium) being in common with the EU RoHS. If the proposal will pass it will be a new chapter in the Norwegian Product Regulations – and a new chapter in the history of substance restrictions, too. We wrote an article on the subject ...

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I (Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I(Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Acta Group

  • Revisions to Biocidal Product Regulation in the European Union

    On May 22, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted the Biocidal Products Regulation (EC Regulation 528/2012) (BPR), which will replace and repeal the Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) (98/8/EC) currently in effect for regulating biocidal active substances and biocidal products. The BPR entered into force on July 17, 2012, with many new provisions going into effect on September 1, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Revisions to Biocidal Product Regulation in the European Union

    On May 22, 2012, the European Union (EU) adopted the Biocidal Products Regulation (EC Regulation 528/2012) (BPR), which will replace and repeal the Biocidal Products Directive (BPD) (98/8/EC) currently in effect for regulating biocidal active substances and biocidal products. The BPR entered into force on July 17, 2012, with many new provisions going into effect on September 1, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ECHA publishes Guidance on applications for technical equivalence concerning biocides

    The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published a new Guidance on applications for technical equivalence. The document is now available in the Guidance section of the ECHA website. This guidance document is intended to inform potential applicants about how and when they need to apply for an assessment of technical equivalence of an active substance and on the procedural steps in making ...

  • DTSC Releases Proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations

    On July 27, 2012, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Proposed Regulations). The Proposed Regulations, subject to a 45-day comment period, are the newest iteration of the much anticipated regulatory implementation of California's Green Chemistry Initiative. The Proposed Regulations have been through several ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. Is a Supporting Organization for Safer Consumer Products Summit

    B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), an affiliate of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), is pleased to be a supporting organization for the Safer Consumer Products Summit, scheduled for September 5-7, 2012, in San Jose, California. Companies that manufacture, use, or supply to California businesses will be impacted by the Safer Products and Green Chemistry regulations. The ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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