Materials & Handling

California investigating PFAS sources

California has begun investigating sites that could be sources of PFAS (per- or polyfluoroalkyl chemicals) in its water system. The […]


06.25.2020

PFAS Action Plans

EPA is taking a proactive, cross-agency approach to address Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). The agency’s actions are found here. For additional […]


12.12.2019

Optional, more stringent standard for plumbing devices in review

Changes to the NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 standard under consideration could introduce a new, optional, lower-lead certification for endpoint plumbing devices such as faucets […]


11.26.2019

PFAS continue to be topic of state and federal regulations

PFAS (per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances), chemicals used in nonstick cookware, metal and plastic plating, and other consumer products, are increasing […]


09.24.2019

California leading the way in new approach to dine-in, takeout, leftover containers

California Assembly Bill 619 has passed allowing restaurants to use reusable cups and containers brought in by customers as part of […]


08.27.2019

EPA issues action plan seeking hazardous substance designation for PFAS

PFAS (per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a family of chemicals used in many consumer products, including nonstick cookware. They also […]


03.21.2019

EPA issues action plan seeking hazardous substance designation for PFAS

PFAS (per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a family of chemicals used in many consumer products, including nonstick cookware. They also […]


03.21.2019

Expect delays at U.S. ports

Flexport freight forwarder and customs broker reports extremely long delays at many U.S. ports, including Miami, Chicago, Memphis, New York/New […]


02.25.2019

New Prop 65 warning requirements take effect Aug. 30

California Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, requires companies to inform […]


08.27.2018

BPA Questions?

Bisphenol A (BPA) continues to be a focus, especially for member companies that manufacture items sold to consumers, such as […]


04.23.2018