Update of California regulation on VOC in consumer products

California Air Resources Board (CARB) released an update of their regulations and of CARB method 310 on limitation of VOC content in consumer products, namely antiperspirants and deodorants, aerosol coating products, hairsprays, cleaners, air fresheners, adhesives, and many more consumer products.

The intention is to reduce the amount of smog-forming volatile organic compounds (VOC), toxic air contaminants, and greenhouse gases that are emitted from the use of chemically formulated consumer products.  California ARB reports that its consumer products regulations have resulted in projected emissions reductions of nearly 50 percent since 1990. The latest amendments to the regulation are designed to further reduce the amount of air pollutants emitted from various categories of consumer products.

More details can be found on Eurofins homepage.


About Eurofins Product Testing A/S - VOC testing

Eurofins Product Testing A/S is the market leader world-wide for VOC emissions chamber testing, operating several hundreds of test chambers of different sizes, experienced with VOC emission chamber testing since 1989. In cooperation with Eurofins VOC testing labs in China and in Japan. Many News appear continuously that can be important for industry, authorities and associations. This Blog shows News on VOC emissions testing for regulations in Germany, France and Belgium as well as for LEED, BREEAM, Indoor air Comfort, EMICODE, Blue Angel, CDPH Section 1350 and more.
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