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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


EPA approves new pesticide fenpyrazamine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unconditionally approved the antifungal agent fenpyrazamine under the Federal Insecticide


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


EPA proposes worker safety and environmental restrictions for 37 new use chemicals
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new use rules for 37 chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require


EPA proposes adding ortho-nitrotoluene to EPCRA reporting requirements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a proposed rule that would add ortho-nitrotoluene to the list of chemicals subject to


Commercial pesticide company to pay $12.5 million for criminalcivil FIFRA violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

A major U.S. commercial pesticide manufacturer will pay $12.5 million in criminal fines, civil penalties and restoration projects for violating provisions of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) by applying insecticides to bird-food products, falsifying product registration documents, and distributing unregistered pesticides


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


CPSC issues phthalate testing requirements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2011

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a notice of requirements under section 108 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) setting forth the criteria to be used in laboratory testing of children’s products that may contain phthalates


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