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Following EU Lead, California Bill Bans 26 Chemicals In Cosmetic Products

March 15, 2023
California lawmakers are advancing a bill to ban 26 chemicals from cosmetic products beginning in 2027 that the European Union (EU) has already banned, with the measure’s author strongly criticizing the state’s own Safer Consumer Products (SCP) green chemistry program as failing to accomplish such needed actions. “It’s not working,” Assemblywoman Laura Friedman (D-Burbank) said of the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) SCP program, during a March 14 hearing of the Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committee that...

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