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  • Treatments Containing Perfluoroalkyl or Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) for Use on Converted Textiles or Leathers
    Date Posted: 12/09/19
    DTSC will host a public meeting on December 9, 2019, as part of the public comment period on a proposal to list treatments containing perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances for use on converted textiles or leathers such as carpets, upholstery, clothing and shoes, as Priority Products under the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) regulations.
  • Ortho-phthalates and Bisphenol A and their Alternatives in Food Packaging
    Date Posted: 11/19/19
    DTSC has been working to evaluate food packaging containing Ortho-phthalates (OPs) and/or Bisphenol A (BPA) under the 2018-2020 Priority Product Workplan. DTSC is concerned about the potential for dietary exposures to OPs and BPA from food packaging, and the potential adverse impacts these exposures may have on human health. A webinar will be held on November 19, 2019 to ask questions on a range of food packaging-related topics.
  • DTSC presents initial findings from food packaging evaluation
    Date Posted: 10/24/19
    DTSC will host a webinar on October 24, 2019 to present initial findings from our food packaging evaluation, implementing the 2018-2020 Priority Product Work Plan (PPWP). This webinar provides an overview of our progress towards Priority Product selection and outline opportunities for input. The PPWP prioritized product categories containing chemicals that may migrate from food packaging or have the potential to harm the aquatic environment, children, or workers. SCP identified several Candidate Chemicals that warrant further research or input from stakeholders. SCP is seeking to better understand the presence of these Candidate Chemicals in current product uses.
  • Public Meeting on Reducing 1,4-Dioxane in Personal Care and Cleaning Products and the Alternatives Analysis Threshold
    Date Posted: 08/21/19
    DTSC is hosting a public meeting on August 21, 2019, at the CalEPA Headquarters, 1001 I Street in Sacramento, California. This day-long meeting includes presentations, round table discussion, and a Panel discussion focused on options for and impediments to lowering 1,4-dioxane in personal care and cleaning products. It will cover considerations for setting an Alternatives Analysis Threshold.
  • Public Workshop on Administrative Penalties Regulations to Evaluate Possible Revisions
    Date Posted: 07/11/19
    DTSC will hold a public workshop on August 7, 2019, to evaluate the current Administrative Penalties Regulations (22 CCR 66272.60-66272.69) for violations of California’s Hazardous Waste Control Law and discuss possible revisions to the regulations.
  • Strategic Plan Seminars & Workshops
    Date Posted: 06/18/19
    DTSC is finalizing our strategic plan, which will guide our work to serve the public over the next four years. We invite you to share your feedback and ask questions about DTSC’s Draft Strategic Plan for 2019-2023.
  • Request for Qualifications
    Date Posted: 05/21/19
    DTSC is establishing a prequalified list of Firms (Short List) to provide professional engineering and related incidental services for project categories
  • Public Workshop
    Date Posted: 05/21/19
    Public Workshop on Administrative Penalties Regulations to Evaluate Possible Revisions to be held on June 7, 2019
  • Public Meeting
    Date Posted: 03/05/19
    Public Seminar on Universal Waste and Proposed Regulations for the Management of Waste Photovoltaic Modules as Universal Waste

 

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