Update and Alert | Implementing State Regulation of Children’s Products Behind Schedule; Vermont Manufacturers Left in Limbo; Manufacturers Should Check if Covered

As you might know, Vermont enacted expansive requirements on manufacturers of products made or marketed for children in 2014.  The new law, referred to as Act 188, imposes reporting (and thereby testing) requirements for 66 chemicals used in products or present as contaminants, provides for publication of product information, and provides for potential addition of […]

Fast Moving Bill Could have Wide Ranging Consequences for Products Involving Pesticides and Related Treatments

In a move that caught a number of legislators and potentially affected parties off guard, the House Agriculture Committee last week rushed into introduction and passage on the House Floor a bill, H.861, that would greatly expand the regulatory authority of the Agency of Agriculture over any product treated with or otherwise integrating pesticides. The […]