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Chapter 173-334 WAC
Children's Safe Products Reporting Rule

Public Involvement

Ecology initiated a rulemaking update to the Children’s Safe Products Reporting Rule (CSPA Reporting Rule) on August 9th, 2016. The proposed rulemaking update was published on March 22, 2017. Ecology held a public hearing on the proposed rulemaking on April 25, 2017. The public comment period for the proposed rule ended on May 12, 2017. Comments on this rule proposal can be reviewed online.

Ecology and Health completed an evaluation of chemicals proposed for addition to or delisting from the list of chemicals of high concern to children (CHCCs) during the preliminary draft CSPA Reporting rulemaking. Review the Ecology publication Children's Safe Products Reporting Rule: Chemicals of High Concern to Children Proposed for Addition or Delisting during the 2017 Rule Update, 17-04-021. It contains evaluations for 21 chemicals for proposed for addition to the CHCC list and 3 chemicals proposed for delisting from the CHCC list.

Preliminary draft rule involvement

Ecology received stakeholder comments on several preliminary drafts of the CSPA Reporting Rule language and identification of chemicals to add or delist from the CHCC list. Written comments received from August 2016 to January 2017 are provided below. Visit the timeline for October 2016 workshop and January 2017 webinar information.

Contact information:

Kara Steward
Washington Department of Ecology
Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction Program
PO Box 47600
Olympia WA 98504-7600
Phone: 360-407-6250
Fax: 360-407-6715

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Ecology is committed to an open and transparent process where all stakeholders will have many opportunities to express their ideas, opinions, and concerns as the rulemaking process unfolds. Interested parties can participate by:

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