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Citizen petition for regulation of nano-silver: a potential gold mine for enhanced federal regulation

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 16 2008

In response to the influx of products engineered using nano-silver in the consumer marketplace, the International Center for Technology Assessment (“CTA”), in conjunction with a number of other consumer groups, filed a self-styled Petition For Rulemaking To The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“Petition”) on May 1, 2008

FTC to hold ‘green guides’ workshop on building, clothing claims

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2008

The Federal Trade Commission, which is in the process of updating its “Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims,” has announced it will hold a workshop in July on marketing claims made concerning green building products and clothing

The FTC takes on environmental marketing claims through green guides and more

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2009

On June 9, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) testified on its efforts to ensure truthfulness of environmental or “green” marketing claims before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Progress made in the development of California's green chemistry regulations

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2010

Since the enactment of California's two landmark green chemistry laws in September 2008 (AB 1879 and SB 509), significant effort has been made to develop their implementing regulations

California issues significantly revised Green Chemistry regulations

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2010

California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a revised version of the Safer Consumer Product Alternatives Regulations (SCPA Regulations) for public comment on November 16, 2010

GAO Nanotechnology Report - March 2008

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2008

Attached is the March 2008 Report on Nanotechnology from the Government Accounting Office

USEPA again targets antimicrobial products under FIFRA

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2009

On September 21, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed a complaint against VF Corporation for the alleged sale and distribution of unregistered pesticides through its outdoor gear company, The North Face