Chemicals of special concern in Washington State
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Chemicals of special concern in Washington State by Ellen Atkinson

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Ecology in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English

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Statementby Ellen Atkinson.
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1048942M
LC Control Number93621759

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Under the Children’s Safe Products Reporting Rule, manufacturers must report annually on the presence and use of these chemicals in children's products offered for sale in Washington. Each of these chemicals meets criteria established by the Children's Safe Products Act. Click on the Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) number next to the chemical name to view a summary of toxicity and potential for exposure information for that chemical. How will this chapter be enforced? HTML PDF: The reporting list of chemicals of high concern to children (CHCC list). Site Contents Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group Congress - the Other Washington Governor's Website. The reporting list of chemicals of high concern to children (CHCC list). (1) The current list of CHCCs identifies the chemicals that must be reported to the department in accordance with WAC if a chemical on the CHCC list is present in a children's product component. Chemical Legislation in Washington State The list of Chemicals of High Concern for Children (CHCCs) includes, among others, the six phthalates regulated under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of , antimony, BPA, cadmium, formaldehyde, and mercury. Information reported under the rule will be.

  Seattle, WA – Companies making kids’ products are now required to publicly disclose the presence of 20 additional chemicals in their products under new requirements published by the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) yesterday. The new requirements significantly expand the existing reporting list of 66 chemicals of high concern for children’s health to include many more flame retardants, several additional phthalates, the stain-proofing chemical perfluorooctanoic acid. Scott Redman, Puget Sound Partnership Randy Shuman, King County Identify Toxic Chemicals of Concern 17 Following a recommendation in December by the original Puget Sound Partnership, Washington State statute declared that one of the objectives for ensuring the recovery of Puget. Chemicals of High Concern to Children (CHCCs) in children’s products offered for sale in Washington. The rule identifies the CHCCs and details the process for manufacturers to report to Ecology. In Washington's Toxics In Products Laws. Below, you'll find more information on our state's toxics regulations for consumer products. Children’s Safe Product Act. Regulates lead, cadmium, and phthalates allowed in children's products. Reporting required for Chemicals of High Concern to Children. Toxics in Packaging.

Washington Vascular Plant Species of Special Concern List (PDF, Excel) - Rare vascular plant species that are tracked by the Washington Natural Heritage Program, including ranks and statuses. Vascular Review Group 1 and Review Group 2 Lists (PDF, Excel) - Species for which our current information is insufficient to evaluate. Many of these priority chemicals are persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBTs). These chemicals are considered the "worst of the worst" and raise special challenges for society and the environment. PBTs can travel long distances and generally move easily between air, land, and water. In /, the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) conducted a study to evaluate the presence of chemicals of high concern to children (CHCCs) in children’s clothing, footwear, and accessories. Ecology carried out this study to provide data for enforcement of Washington State’s Children’s Safe Products Act (CSPA). 16th Street,NW,Washington,DC This publication can be viewed and downloaded at ; click on “Committees”and then on “Chemical Safety Committee”. Chemical Safety Manual 5/9/01 PM Page b.