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EPA seeks comments on draft guidelines for antimicrobial-product testing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

EP A is seeking comments on draft test guidelines for conducting studies on antimicrobial products, including water purifiers, air sanitizers and pre-soak laundry treatments

USDA announces partial deregulation of bioengineered sugar beets

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it will partially deregulate bioengineered sugar beets

CPSC seeks comments on review of regulations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2011

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is seeking public comments on the process and substance of a review of its regulations required by an executive order issued July 11, 2011

EPA issues final rule requiring manufacturers to test 19 HPV chemicals

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

EPA has issued a final rule under TSCA that requires manufacturers and processors of 19 high production volume (HPV) chemicals to test the health and environmental effects of the chemicals and submit the test data to the agency

Industry groups challenge EPA’s SNUR for automotive refrigerant

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

The Automotive Refrigeration Products Institute and Automotive Aftermarket Association have reportedly challenged an EPA significant new use rule (SNUR) under TSCA, which rule places restrictions on the refrigerant known as HFO- 1234yf

Testing lab owner sentenced to prison for falsifying results

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

The owner of an environmental testing laboratory in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, has reportedly been sentenced by a federal court to nine months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that resulted in reporting false water test results

FTC proposes revisions to “green” marketing guidelines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed revisions to its environmental marketing guidelines that would require companies to provide specific information regarding claims about the "green" benefits of a product

ASTM forms subcommittee to address consumer goods containing nanoparticles

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2010

ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, has announced formation of a subcommittee to develop standards for nanoparticle-enabled consumer products, such as goods that contain nanoscale silver

Children’s nap mat maker to eliminate fire retardant

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2013

An activist group announced on April 15, 2013, that it had reached a settlement in a case brought under California's Proposition 65, which requires

CalEPA report identifies “safe harbor” levels for Prop. 65 chemicals

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s (Cal EPA’s) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHH A) has issued a report listing the chemicals and substances the agency plans to prioritize by setting “safe harbor” levels under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop. 65