California SCPR Priority Product regulation published for paint or varnish strippers / proposed Priority Products List updated

California SCPR Priority Product regulation published for paint or varnish strippers / proposed Priority Products List updated

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has published a Priority Product regulation under the Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR), effective 1 January 2019. The regulation requires manufacturers of Paint or Varnish Strippers which contain the following substance to notify the DTSC within 60 days of the regulation effective date:

  1. Methylene chloride

The DTSC has also added ‘Paint and Varnish Strippers and Graffiti Removers Containing N-Methylpyrrolidone’ to the proposed Priority Products List under the SCPR.

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