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consprod -- California Aerosol Coating and Consumer Products Regulations Ė Public Workshop to Discuss Proposed Amendments Posted: 15 Aug 2012 13:25:51
The Air Resources Board staff will conduct a public workshop on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, to discuss preliminary proposals to amend the Aerosol Coating Products Regulation. Potential amendments to the Consumer Products Regulation and plans to rescind the Hairspray Credit Program Regulation will also be discussed. You may attend the public workshop in person or participate via teleconference. DATE: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 TIME: 9:00 a.m. (PDT) LOCATION: Air Resources Board First Floor Conference Room Monitoring and Laboratory Division 1927 13th Street Sacramento, CA 95811 To participate in the teleconference please note the following information: Call-in Time: Between 8:45 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. USA Toll Free Number: 888-324-3491 Passcode: 34994 WORKSHOP INFORMATION: Staff will discuss new or revised reactivity limits for aerosol coating products and other changes needed to update the regulation. Changes to the Consumer Products Regulation are also being considered. Specifically, staff will discuss whether existing regulatory provisions for Multi-purpose Solvent and Paint Thinner products should be modified. Staff is also soliciting comments on the need for clarification of various hair care related definitions. Staff will also discuss plans to rescind the Hairspray Credit Program Regulation because the timeframe to accrue and use credits has expired. Public input from this workshop will be used to further develop the staff's proposal that will be considered for adoption by the Board next year. The workshop notice is posted on the Consumer Products Program website here: http://www.arb.ca.gov/consprod/regact/2013ra/091212wn.pdf. Additional materials for the workshop will be posted at this same website and email notices will be sent via the consumer products listserv when posted. The regulation and general information about the Consumer Products Program is available at the following address: http://www.arb.ca.gov/consprod/consprod.htm. If you have any questions about the public workshop or the materials posted, please contact Ms. Irina Malkina at (916) 324-0342 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. BACKGROUND: ARBís Consumer Products Program is an important part of Californiaís efforts to reduce the amount of smog-forming volatile organic compounds, toxic air contaminants and greenhouse gases emitted from the use of chemically formulated consumer products. ARBís consumer products regulations have resulted in emission reductions of nearly 50 percent since 1990, but more is needed to meet federally required health-based air-quality standards.