Regulatory Information

Key regulations and how they are managed within WERCSmart

State regulations - chemicals in consumer products
Overview In the U.S., the regulation of chemicals in consumer products at the state level is not harmonized, a patchwork approach that is challenging to al...
Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 at 4:14 PM
FIFRA and WERCSmart – Partnering with retailers and suppliers to help confirm compliance
The last year has brought several new challenges in the pesticide and disinfectant space – while the EPA has not changed their views on these products, they...
Thu, 12 Aug, 2021 at 3:05 PM
Proposed TSCA PFAS rule would impact retail sector
Chemical control laws and regulations are increasingly targeting chemicals in articles.  As a result, retailers and suppliers need to understand ho...
Fri, 6 Aug, 2021 at 11:07 AM
Volatile Organic Compounds - Alternative Control Plan
An Alternative Control Plan can be used to comply with VOC standards for aerosol coating and consumer products outlined in Title 17, California Code of Regu...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 8:35 AM
Trade Secret - California Cleaning Product Right-To-Know
Trade Secret claims for an ingredient used in a registration is treated as Confidential Business Information.  Trade secret claims for ingredients have been...
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020 at 8:44 AM
Nonfunctional Constituent Ingredients
California requires the disclosure of specific constituents, or ingredients, when they are present in the product at levels greater than 0.01%.  Nonfunction...
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020 at 8:28 AM
Lithium Battery UN38.3 TSD non-compliant battery manufacturers – Products rendered non-selectable effective January 2, 2020 in WERCSmart
Effective Jan 1, 2020 – The Department of Transportation (DOT) published a proposed rule, 83 Fed. Reg. 60970 (November 27, 2018) which amends the current li...
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019 at 12:44 PM
Global Regulatory Compliance Tool: UL's Navigator
Navigator highlights the main chemical regulatory requirements for over 50 countries around the world. These summaries compile the most important informatio...
Mon, 1 Apr, 2019 at 11:29 AM
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCQAMD) Regulation Changes
Effective January 1, 2019 Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) regulatory changes are coming as of January 1, 2019 with regard to California’s South Coast Ai...
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Maintenance and Updates
When you've requested WERCSmart to write an SDS for your registration, if you have future updates you need to make, such as revising Section 1, you may...
Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 at 10:40 AM

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