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Children's Product Safety: Phthalates (AB 1108)

BILL SUMMARY:
Prohibits, commencing January 1, 2009, the manufacture, sale, or distribution in commerce of toys and child care articles, as defined, if those products contain specified types of phthalates in concentrations exceeding 0.1%.
STATE:
CA
FINAL LANGUAGE:
STATUTE:
Chapter 672, Statutes of 2007
AUTHOR:
Fiona Ma
CO-AUTHORS:
Jared Huffman
SENATE VOTE:
Yes: 21 No: 18
R: 1 R: 14
D: 20 D: 4
ASSEMBLY VOTE:
Yes: 41 No: 34
R: 0 R: 31
D: 41 D: 3
LISTED SUPPORT:
Environment California (sponsor); Breast Cancer Action; Breast Cancer Fund; California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO; California League of Conservation Voters; California Nurses Association; City and County of San Francisco; Commonweal; Heal the Bay; Los Angeles County Democratic Party; Making Our Milk Safe; National Environmental Trust; Natural Products Association West; Natural Resources Defense Council; Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California; Planned Parenthood Golden Gate; Planned Parenthood Mar Monte; Planned Parenthood of San Diego and Riverside Counties; Planned Parenthood, Shasta-Diablo; Planning and Conservation League; Sierra Club California; Women's Foundation of California; Zero Breast Cancer
Letters of Support
LISTED OPPOSITION:
American Chemistry Council; American Electronics Association; Avent America, Inc.; California Chamber of Commerce; California Grocers Association; California Manufacturers and Technology Association; California Retailers Association; Chemical Industry Council of California; Disguise, Inc.; Grocery Manufacturers/Food Products Association; International Bottled Water Association; Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; Mattel, Inc.; Phthalates Esters Panel of the American Chemistry Council; Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce; San Francisco Chamber of Commerce; The Society of the Plastics Industry; Toy Industry Association; Toy Industry Association of Southern California; Toy Safety and Quality, Inc
Letters of Opposition
SENATE FLOOR ANALYSIS:
ASSEMBLY FLOOR ANALYSIS:
 
 
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