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NJ proposes new consumer product VOC rule.

* The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently published a proposed regulation to further limit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in consumer products, including personal care products. It would replace the existing consumer product VOC rule adopted in 1995 and would further reduce ozone as required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under NJ's State Implementation Plan. New Jersey's proposed air rule contains the same VOC limits, product definitions, and January 1, 2005 effective date as the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) Model Consumer Product VOC rule.

OTC is a group of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that was formed to adopt ozone reduction strategies. The new rule would affect hairsprays, hair shines, hair styling gel, hair mousses, antiperspirants and deodorants, nail polish removers and shaving creams. CTFA plans to testify at the public hearing on Nov. 13 in Trenton, NJ.

More info: www.ctfa.org.
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Date:Nov 1, 2003
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