Washington State Introduces Comprehensive Toxic Substances and Pollution Law

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:27

(1888PressRelease) June 11, 2019 – The US State of Washington has signed into law a comprehensive toxic substances and pollution control law that will identify, restrict and ban certain hazardous substances from being used in consumer products and packaging. Once enacted, it will be one of the most restrictive hazardous substances laws in the US.Substitute Senate Bill 5135 also amends current pollution and children’s safe product legislation and is an addition to the Public Health and Safety Revised Code of Washington (RCW Title 70). This legislation will develop the scope of restrictions already contained within the Children’s Safe Products Act (CPSA) – covering more products and potentially more substances.SEE: http://virtual-strategy.com/2019/06/10/washington-state-introduces-comprehensive-toxic-substances-and-pollution-law/