Posts tagged #Priority Chemical

DEP Proposes—or Re-Proposes—Two Chemicals for Priority List

Earlier this month, Maine DEP (Department) announced it would be proposing—or more accurately, re-proposing—the addition of two chemical to its list of “Priority” chemicals.  The Department announced that it would be drafting rules to include formaldehyde and phthalates to its list of “Priority” chemicals.  

By way of background, the current law creates three categories of chemicals: “Concern”, “High Concern”, and “Priority”. Only “Priority” chemicals intentionally used within “Children’s Products” at amounts greater than de minimus levels trigger reporting requirements. 

Posted on January 28, 2015 .