New York Regulators Eye 204 Chemicals For Nascent Labeling Program

September 16, 2021
Officials with New York’s environment department say they have identified 204 chemicals as potential targets for regulation under the state’s new law that requires manufacturers to disclose toxic substances in toys and other children’s products, but industry groups are already raising concerns that the list could be based on incomplete toxicity data. During a Sept. 15 stakeholder meeting, staff with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) said they drew on 15 “authoritative lists” of toxic chemicals developed by...

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