Limiting Copper in Brake Pads
Brake Pad Legislation
On September 27, 2010, Governor Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill (SB) 346 which will prohibit the sale of automobile brake pads sold in California containing more than trace amounts of copper, certain heavy metals,and asbestos. More details available.
An interview with Dr. Meredith Williams on DTSC’s Brake Pad Regulations, conducted at our Environmental Chemistry Lab, was aired by KGO ABC 7 on April 12th.