Liberal senators assail consumer safety bill
- CHEMICAL CONTENT. Quinn, Matthew // Appliance Design;Nov2008, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p34
The article focuses on the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals Regulation (REACH) enacted by the European Union (EU) and its implications for manufacturers. EU has not yet issued a list of Subtances of Very High Concern (SVHC). Importers and manufacturers are required to...
- China Label Law a Sticky Situation. Drysdale, Chelsey // Circuits Assembly;Dec2006, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p20
The article focuses on a proposed law in China that would require labels on products sold to end users that contain any substances that can be considered to fall under any of the six Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) classes. The problems associated with the proposal include what the...
- Mexico hazmat rules. // Chemical Week;9/13/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p48
Reports that new hazardous materials regulations has taken force in Mexico for highway carriers, which apply only to domestic shipments of chemicals and waste materials.
- Toxic chemicals & 18-wheelers. // Washington Monthly;Nov85, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p39
Most of the 250,000 daily shipments of hazardous materials (4 billion tons per year) move in trucks. Due to the economic free-for-all engendered by deregulation, the hauling of these toxic wastes has become much less safe than it used to be. INSET: Required insurance does not solve...
- Are you prepared for TSCA? Daugherty, Jack E. // Occupational Hazards;Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on the 1996 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Law's aim to protect human health and the environment from danger due to toxic substances; Coverage of TSCA; Goals of core toxic control; Definition of the TSCA inventory list; Data requirement for manufacturing facilities.
- Liability relief holds up Senate bill. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;09/22/97, Vol. 3 Issue 19, p2
Reports on the postponement of a September 1997, United States (U.S.) Senate bill, focusing on superfund liability relief for parties at landfills that accepted hazardous and solid waste. Details on the ongoing talks between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and leaders of the Senate...
- Stalled superfund bill regains momentum in House. Garsson, Robert M. // American Banker;5/12/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 91, p2
Reports on the US House of Representative Energy and Commerce's approval of a bill on transportation and hazardous materials. Impact on bank lenders' environmental liability; Impetus to the bill's revival and passage.
- Which side is caution? Laudan, Larry // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug96, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p36
Focuses on the need to use sensible strategies as basis for regulations involving risky materials. Minimization of risk exposures; Protection from possible dangers by banning dangerous materials.
- New COSHH regulations come into force. // Colourage;Feb96, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p32
Reports on the implementation of Great Britain's Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994 (COSHH). Details of the law.