Green Chemistry Locally Grown: Are You Prepared For New York County Toxic Free Toy Acts?
Seller Beware: Consumer Protection Insights for Industry
Just as companies are coming to grips with the growing trend of state Green Chemistry laws, several New York counties have gotten into the action. Laws enacted over the past year by four counties across the State of New York ban the sale of children's products and apparel that contain certain substances in amounts that are otherwise entirely lawful under federal law. These laws are either now in effect, albeit with enforcement not yet underway, or set to go into effect in the coming months. As a result, this is the right time for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to confirm that they understand these laws and are prepared with an appropriate response.
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