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Green Ribbon Science Panel Meeting November 14-15, 2019

DTSC is hosting a Green Ribbon Science Panel Meeting on November 14 and 15, 2019.
There is no registration required to attend this meeting.To access this meeting through webcast visit https://video.calepa.ca.gov/.

Meeting Agenda

CalEPA Headquarters, Conference Room 550, 5th Floor,
1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
and via Webcast

Notice of Public Meeting
Meeting Agenda
Background Document 

 

November 14, 2019

Morning

  1. Welcome

     

  2. Agenda Review and Panel Roll Call

     

  3. Presentation on Safer Consumer Products Program Updates
    Staff will provide a brief update on DTSC’s implementation of the Safer Consumer
    Products (SCP) regulations to the Panel members.
  4. Public Comment
    Members of the public may offer comments to the Panel on agenda items.
  5. Discussion of SCP’s Prioritization Retrospective and Springboard into the Future
    The staff presentation will provide a view into the scientific processes of SCP’s
    prioritization efforts and will highlight the decision-making processes and policies that
    underlie the selection of Priority Products. The Panel will discuss issues surrounding
    transparency, policy concerns, and the scientific basis of the prioritization process.

    SCP Six Year Prioritization Retrospective  
    Tiered Examples of Priority Products
    Priority Product Timeline 
    Scoping Plan Template
    Scoping Report Template Phase 1
    PHI’s Report: California’s Green Chemistry Initiative at Age 10


    Afternoon
     

  6. Prioritization Retrospective and Springboard into the Future: Priority Product Profile
    The Panel will discuss the goals and function of the Priority Product Profile and its evolution to
    accommodate different Product-Chemical Combinations.
  7. Prioritization Retrospective and Springboard into the Future: Priority Product Selection
    Panel members will provide guidance on the scientific and strategic considerations in
    Priority Product selection.
  8. Prioritization Retrospective and Springboard into the Future: Priority Product Work Plan
    The Panel will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the DTSC’s non-formulaic
    Work Plan and how that compares to a more prescriptive work plan. The Panel will
    provide input on how the Work Plan can best help DTSC achieve its objectives.
  9. Adjourn

November 15, 2019

  1. Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Agenda Review
    Panel Co-Chairs will briefly summarize outcomes from the previous day’s discussion and
    will outline the day’s agenda topics.
  2. Public Comment
    Members of the public may offer comments to the Panel on agenda items.
  3. Alternatives Analysis Threshold
    The Panel will advise on the issues associated with the implementation of an
    Alternatives Analysis Threshold (AAT).

    1,4 Dioxane Background Document
    1,4-Dioxane Draft Discussion AAT Proposal 

  4. Green Chemistry Research and Development Regulatory Response
    The Panel will provide initial input to help DTSC develop a strategy for this Regulatory
    Response

    GC3 Preservative Challenge 
    US EPA’s SBIR Program 

  5. Conclude and Adjourn