State Comments

Proposed industry frameworks to identify, prioritize and evaluate priority chemicals used in consumer products and their potential alternatives are reflected in the presentations here:
 
GMA White Paper Prioritization-Quantitative Relative Ranking (7/1/11) (PDF)
 
Prioritization-Quantitative Relative Ranking Paper (7/1/11) (PDF)
 
Prioritization-Quantitative Relative Ranking Presentation (7/1/11) (PDF)
 
Industry Presentations for CA DTSC’s Alternatives Analysis Symposium III (PDF)
 

Maine                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

GMA Comments                                                                                                      

1st Set of GMA Comments on Maine's Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products Proposed Regulations (3/4/09) (Word)

2nd Set of GMA Comments on Maine's Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products Proposed Regulations (4/27/09) (Word)

3rd Set of GMA Comments on Maine's Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products Proposed Regulations (12/16/09) (PDF)

4th Set of GMA Comments on Maine's Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products Proposed Regulations (1/11/10) (PDF)

Bill Greggs Testimony Regarding Maine BEP (12/1/09) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

Maine Impacted State Coalition                                                                                       

1st Set of Maine Impacted Stakeholder Coalition Cover Letter and Comments (12/15/09) (PDF)

Maine Impacted Stakeholder Coalition Regulatory Proposal (12/15/09) (PDF)

2nd Set of Main Impacted Stakeholder Coalition Comments (1/11/10) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

Maine Food Packaging Coalition                                                                                    

Maine Food Packaging Coalition Cover Letter (12/16/09) (PDF)

Maine Food Packaging Coalition Comments (12/16/09) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Chemical Specific Regulatory Proposals

GMA Comments on DEP’s Designation of BPA as Priority Chemical – Chp 882 (8/30/10) (Word)

GMA Comments on BPA Alternatives - Chp 882 (11/1710) (Word)                                                                                                                                  


Minnesota                                                                                                                                                                        

Minnesota Coalition Comments on Chemicals of High Concern                                         

Industry Funnel Framework Proposal for Chemical Prioritization Steps (04/22/10) (PDF)

Coalition Cover Letter to MDH on Chemicals of High Concern (May 4, 2010) (PDF) 

Coalition Technical Comments to MDH on Chemicals of High Concern (May 4, 2010) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

Washington                                                                           

GMA Comments on Preliminary Draft Reporting Rule for Children's Safe Products Act of 2008 (08/13/10) (Word)

GMA Comments on Preliminary Draft Reporting Rule for Children's Safe Products Act of 2008 (12/31/10) (PDF)

GMA Comments on Washington's REVISED Draft Reporting Rule for Children's Safe Products Act of 2008 (6/14/11) (PDF)

Alternatives Assessment Industry Coalition Comments on Washington Department of Ecology’s draft Alternatives Assessment modules (9/7/2012) (PDF)

Alternatives Assessment Industry Coalition Comments on Washington Department of Ecology’s draft guidance package on Alternatives Assessment (5/3/2013) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

California                                                                               

GMA Principles (11/16/07) (PDF)

GMA Framework (5/8/08) (PDF)

Tri-Trade Green Chemistry Framework Principles (7/11/08) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

Development of Main Green Chemistry Framework

GMA Response to DTSC First Set of Questions (4/23/08) (PDF)

GMA Response to DTSC Second Set of Questions (5/8/08) (PDF)

Key Elements Strengthen Consumer Protection Laws; GMA Response to DTSC (5/23/08) (PDF)

GMA Support Letter for AB 1879 (Feuer/Huffman)(8/26/2008) (Word)                                                                                                                                  

Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Safer Alternatives Regulation Proposal                                                                                                                               

GMA Comments                                                                                                      

2nd Draft - Safer Alternatives Regulation Proposal - GMA Comments (11/6/09) (PDF)

3rd Draft – DTSC’s Safer Alternatives Draft Regulation - GMA Comments (7/19/10) (Word)

4th Draft – DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products Alternative (SCPA) Regulatory Proposal – GMA (11/1/2010) (Word) 

5th Draft - DTSC's SCPA Regulatory Proposal - GMA (12/3/2010)  (PDF)

6th Draft - DTSC's SCPA Regulatory Proposal - GMA (12/19/2011) (PDF)

DTSC's May 5-6 2011 Regulatory Concepts Options Paper re Chemical Product Prioritization - GMA comments (6/13/2011) (PDF)

GMA Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (10/11/2012) (PDF)

GMA Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (2/28/2013) (PDF)

GMA Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (4/25/2013) (PDF)                                                                                                     

Green Chemistry Alliance Comments                                                                            

1st Draft - Safer Alternatives Regulation Proposal - GCA Comments (6/24/09) (PDF)

2nd Draft - Safer Alternatives Regulation Proposal - GCA Comments (11/9/09) (PDF)

GCA response to California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Safer Alternatives Outline (5/27/10) (PDF)

3rd Draft - DTSC's Safer Alternatives Regulation - GCA comments (7/22/10) (PDF) 

4th Draft – DTSC’s SCPA Regulatory Proposal – GCA Comments (11/1/2010) (PDF)

5th Draft - DTSC's SCPA Regulatory Proposal - GCA (12/3/2010) (PDF)

6th Draft - DTSC's SCPA Regulatory Proposal - GCA (1/13/2012) (PDF)

California Environmental Policy Council (CEPC) - Multimedia Evaluation Review by CEPC of DTSC's Safer Consumer Product Alternatives Regulations - GCA comments (10/26/2010 (PDF)

GCA Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (10/11/2012) (PDF)

GCA Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (2/28/2013) (PDF)

GCA Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (4/25/2013) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

Food Packaging Coalition Comments                                                                            

2nd Draft - Safer Alternatives Regulation Proposal - Food Packaging Coalition Cover Letter (11/6/09) (PDF)

2nd Draft - Safer Alternatives Regulation Proposal - Food Packaging Coalition Comments (11/6/09) (PDF)

4th Draft – DTSC’s SCPA Regulatory Proposal – Food Packaging Coalition Comments (11/1/2010) (PDF)

5th Draft - DTSC's SCPA Regulatory Proposal - Food Packing Coalition (12/3/2010)  (PDF)

6th Draft - DTSC's SCPA Regulatory Proposal – Food Packaging Coalition (12/30/2011) (PDF)

Food Packaging Coalition Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (10/11/2012) (PDF)

Food Packaging Coalition Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (2/28/2013) (PDF)

Food Packaging Coalition Comments on DTSC's first formal draft SCPA rule (4/25/2013) (PDF)

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse                                                                                                                                                                         

GMA Comments                                                                                                      

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse - GMA Comments (9/13/2010) (Word)

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse - GMA Comments (2/15/2011) (PDF)

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse - GMA Comments (9/12/2011) (PDF)                                                                                                                                  

Green Chemistry Alliance Comments                                                                            

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse - GCA Comments (3/17/09) (PDF)

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse - GCA Comments (9/13/2010) (PDF)

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse - GCA Comments (2/15/2011) (PDF)

OEHHA Toxics Information Clearinghouse - GCA Comments (9/12/2011) (PDF)