TITLE

Groups petition EPA to ban use of NPEs in detergents

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
American Laundry News (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Jul2007, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that laundry workers, commercial fishermen and environmental and public health groups urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on June 5, 2007 to provide health and safety protections from nonylphenol and nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE). The groups are calling for further health and safety studies, labeling of products containing the chemicals and banning their use in industrial and consumer detergents since safer alternatives are available.
ACCESSION #
26148125

 

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