States Defend ‘Class’ Approach To PFAS In Model Packaging Legislation

February 17, 2021
The group of nine states behind new model legislation that calls for banning per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and phthalates in product packaging is defending its choice to address the chemicals as unified classes, rejecting industry claims that the approach would have “perverse” consequences. In its response to comments on the 2021 update to its model legislation, the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) points to what it says is a broad scientific consensus on the dangers of PFAS and touts...

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