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We enforce Washington's regulations on toxic chemicals in products, educate the public about these chemicals, and develop policies to reduce or eliminate the use of toxic chemicals whenever possible.
The Better Brakes Law phases out the use of copper in vehicle brakes by 2025.
We are taking action against toxic chemicals of high concern to human health and the environment.
We work with schools and researchers to integrate green chemistry into schools and laboratories.
The Children's Safe Products Act restricts some toxic chemicals and requires reporting on others.
This program helps businesses transition away from toxic chemicals to better products.
A new law aims to prevent toxic chemicals from being used in common products.
Our scientists analyze toxic contaminants from a variety of places.
These Washington laws are designed to keep toxic chemicals out of consumer products.