CPSC Public Meeting: Phthalates

Thursday, March 12, 2009
Bethesda, Maryland

The meeting discussed the requirements of section 108 of the CPSIA -- Prohibition on the Sale of Certain Products Containing Specified Phthalates. Topics included the requirements of section 108, scope of products subject to section 108, and phthalates test procedure.

The meeting was Thursday March 12, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the CPSC hearing rooms, at CPSC Headquarters, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814.

The following documents provide additional information:

Download the Presentations:

Phthalates: Section 108 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, Michael Babich, PhD, CPSC Chemical Hazards Program Coordinator (pdf)

CPSIA and PHTHALATES Scope of Section 108, Celestine Kiss, CPSC Engineering Psychologist (pdf)

Testing for Phthalates in Consumer Products, Joel Recht, Director, Division of Chemistry (pdf)

Public Meeting on CPSIA Section 108 - Phthalates: Discussion (pdf)

Watch the Meeting:

Phthalates Meeting


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