California’s Dept. of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) issued it’s first draft of priority products under the state’s Safe Consumer Products regulation on March 13, 2014:

The DTSC will hold public meetings in May and June and then begin rulemaking to officially  list the first priority products by year's end.  Once final, manufacturers will need to notify DTSC and then do Alternatives Analysis to learn whether the state will ban any products in the listed categories.

It will be interesting to watch what the pre-rule impact of these draft listings will be.  Will they de facto act as bans?  The FAQ sheets offered on each appear to strongly recommend not continuing to use them.

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