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Safer Chemicals in Children's Products
Maine is a leader in efforts to improve the chemical safety of consumer products and developing comprehensive chemicals policy reform.
Exercising the authority provided in Rule Chapter 881(4), the Department contracted with the independent consulting firm TechLaw, Inc. to prepare an analysis of available alternatives to the use of bisphenol-A in the packaging of infant formula and baby foods. The alternatives assessment report has been provided to the Board of Environmental Protection pursuant to Section 4(A)(4) of Chapter 882 and can be accessed by the link below
Proposed and recently adopted rules related to the Safer Chemicals in Children’s Products Program.
Toxic Chemicals in Children's Products Law
An Act To Protect Children's Health and the Environment from Toxic Chemicals in Toys and Children's Products was enacted in 2008.
Forms and How to Submit a Report
For more information contact Kerri Malinowski (207) 215-1894.