Tire Makers Urge California To Scale Back SCP Listing Of PPD Derivatives

November 21, 2023
Trade groups are urging the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to significantly narrow its recent proposal to designate a class of para-phenylenediamine (PPD) derivatives linked to a tire component facing sharp new state and federal scrutiny as “candidate chemicals” under its Safer Consumer Products (SCP) green chemistry program. The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) “is concerned that the proposed listing is contrary to law, represents an unnecessary and inefficient use of DTSC resources and would potentially impose an...

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