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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 on August 9th, 2016. Interested parties can stay informed about the rulemaking and public involvement opportunities as described below.

Ecology will regularly post stakeholder comments on the Children's Safe Products Act (CSPA) Reporting rule language or list of Chemicals of High Concern for Children (CHCC) on this webpage. Ecology and Health completed an initial evaluation of the comments that request chemical additions or deletions.

Stakeholder Involvement Opportunity

Ecology expects to officially publish the Proposed Children's Safe Products - Reporting Rule language in March 2017. The publication will be posted on the Documents page and announced in a listserv message.

Rule Comments, January 13, 2017

The following comments on the 12/12/16 preliminary draft rule language were received by Ecology.

Webinar, January 4, 2017

Public Comments

During this preliminary rulemaking effort, several stakeholders contacted Ecology to discuss specific chemicals or classes of chemicals under consideration for adding to or deleting from the CHCC list. These discussions covered the general rulemaking process, initial evaluation for CHCC list changes, and specific chemical issues. Below are the dates Ecology met with specific stakeholders, with links to additional documents submitted to Ecology.

Rule Comments

Comments received during preliminary draft rulemaking:

Public Workshop, October 25, 2016, webinar (audio/video recording)

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

Stay informed:

Sign up to the listserv/email list:

Ecology will keep stakeholders informed:

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:

For special accommodations or documents in an alternative format, call 360-407-6700, 711 (relay service), or 877-833-6341 (TTY).

Also see Ecology’s ADA Accessibility page



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CSPA Website