States Seek To Ban PFAS, Phthalates In Packaging, Sparking Industry Ire

July 29, 2020
A group of nine states is proposing to update its model legislation governing toxics in packaging to ban the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and phthalates in packaging materials, opening the door to the limits eventually being adopted in 19 states that have already adopted portions of the model legislation. The proposed update to the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse’s (TPCH) model legislation -- issued earlier this month -- is one of the latest efforts by states to ban...

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