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Past Workshops & Webinars

2017

March 2, 2017 Workshop and Webinar
Public Workshop on Potential Health and Safety Impacts of Chemicals in Nail Products

DTSC hosted a daylong public workshop focused on the potential health and safety impacts of chemicals in nail products. The goal of this workshop was to facilitate a dialogue among experts from industry, academia, NGOs, and other government agencies. The workshop was held in Sacramento and via webinar.

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February 8, 2017 Workshop and Webinar
Stakeholder Engagement on Potential Aquatic Impacts and Continued Uses of Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPEs) and Triclosan

Public Workshop and Stakeholder Presentations on Background Document

DTSC presented a workshop that included discussion of challenges around removal of NPEs and triclosan in clothing, cleaning, and personal care products. The workshop was held in Sacramento and via webinar.

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January 31, 2017 Workshop and Webinar
Public Workshop on Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Carpets, Rugs, Indoor Upholstered Furniture, and Their Care and Treatment Products

DTSC provided a daylong public workshop that featured experts from industry, academia, NGOs, and other government agencies discussing the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in carpets, rugs, indoor upholstered furniture, and their care and treatment products.

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January 11, 2017 Workshop and Webinar
Stakeholder Discussion of Aquatic Monitoring and Hazard Traits of NPEs and Triclosan

The workshop below focused on the themes of questions in the background document. Stakeholders who are knowledgeable on the aquatic hazards and detection of NPEs, NP, triclosan, methyl triclosan, and other transformation products, or on other Candidate Chemicals or products that may impact the aquatic environment or resources, presented related data to inform DTSC's Product-Chemical combination prioritization. Speakers were selected based on stakeholder engagement survey results. All stakeholders had the opportunity to participate in discussion about how these data can apply to the SCP program, or provide public comment.

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January 10, 2017 Webinar
Draft Alternatives Analysis Guide

DTSC released the Draft Alternatives Analysis Guide (AA Guide) in December 2016. The AA Guide is designed to help responsible entities navigate the SCP AA process. It provides useful approaches, methods, resources, tools, and examples of how to fulfill SCP's regulatory requirements. A webinar to present and discuss SCP's Draft AA Guide took place on January 10, 2017. Below are the files from the webinar:


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2016

November 15, 2016 Webinar
Help DTSC Research Potential Priority Products

On November 15, 2016, a webinar was presented that provided an overview of DTSC's progress towards Priority Product selection and outlined opportunities for input on three topics:

This webinar was the beginning of an engagement process allowing stakeholders the opportunity to provide information on these areas of interest. This information will help inform DTSC decisions regarding the next round of Priority Products.

The background documents on each topic to solicit further information can be found on our CalSAFER system.

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September 8, 2016 Webinar
Demonstration of the OECD Substitution and Alternatives Assessment (SAAT) Toolbox

The US Environmental Protection Agency and Abt Associates demonstrated the OECD Substitution and Alternatives Assessment Toolbox (SAAT). The SAAT was designed as a comprehensive resource portal for information relevant to conducting an alternatives assessment. It's intended for a broad range of users with varying levels of expertise in the field.

Features of the OECD Alternatives Assessment Toolbox include:

  • Interactive tool selector
  • Inventory of alternatives assessment frameworks
  • Case studies
  • Regulations and restrictions
  • Links to toolkits and other relevant resources

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2015

October 7, 2015 and October 21, 2015 Webinars
Draft Stage 1 Alternatives Analysis Guide

SCP released the Draft Stage 1 Alternatives Analysis Guide (AA Guide) in September 2015. The AA Guide provides useful approaches, methods, resources, tools, and examples of how to fulfill SCP’s regulatory requirements. This Draft of the AA Guide only covers the first stage AA required by the SCP regulations. A draft including the second stage AA is scheduled to be released in the Fall of 2016. Webinars to present and discuss SCP's Draft Stage 1 Alternatives Analysis Guide were provided in October 2015. Below are the presentation and video files:


Work Plan Implementation Update Webinar Presentation Work Plan Implementation Update Webinar Presentation Background Document for Nail Products Background Document for Nail Products Questions for Nail Products Stakeholders Go to CalSAFER