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California Local Air District Adopts Consumer Products Rule

The South Coast Air Quality Management District recently joined the growing list of government entities seeking to regulate consumer products. On March 6th, the District’s Board voted 12-0 to adopt a rule limiting the level of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in consumer paint thinners and...

New toy safety standard issued by ASTM

ASTM issued an updated version of its toy safety standard, F963-08, on February 18, 2009. The prior version, F963-07, was identified in Section 106 of Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act as a mandatory consumer product safety standard. The standard became mandatory under the CPSIA on...