Category: Packaging

Toxics in Packaging Laws

TOXIC HEAVY METALS IN PACKAGING The Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) was formed in 1992 to promote packaging legislation originally drafted in 1989 by the Council of North Eastern Governors (CONEG). The packaging legislation seeks to reduce the amount of heavy metals in packaging and...

California Assembly Votes To Ban PVC In Packaging

The California Assembly passed AB 1329. Beginning on January 1, 2013, the proposed law would ban the use of retail rigid packaging composed primarily of PVC used to hold, protect or display a product. A year later the ban would extend to flexible PVC packaging....