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Sen. Lautenberg Reintroduces TSCA Reform Bill
ACA has numerous concerns about the current version of the legislation.
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California Lists BPA Under Prop 65
Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment.
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ACA and California Paint Council Oppose California SB 193
ACA and its CPC were joined in their opposition by the American Chemistry Council, California Chamber of Commerce, California League of Food Processors, California Manufacturers and Technology Association, Chemical Industry Council of California, and Consumer Specialty Products Association.
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New Federal Legislation Would Curb 'Sue and Settle' Litigation
The Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2013 would require agencies to provide timely notice of lawsuits and give regulated entities a sufficient opportunity to intervene in cases.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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    Product Stewardship Institute Releases Resoundingly Positive Report on Oregon PaintCare® Program
ACA Submits Comments to Environment Canada on Proposed Revisions to Consumer Products Regulations
Yenkin-Majestic's COO Andrew Smith Pens New Book on U.S. Manufacturing
New Coating Technologies Earn Patents for EMU and Toyota
ACA Submits Comments to CARB on Proposed Amendments to Multipurpose Solvent and Paint Regulations

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OSHA Hazard Communications — Implementation Reminder
The first deadline in the implementation phase is Dec. 1, 2013, the date by which employers must train their workers on the new label elements and safety data sheets (SDS) that will be sent in subsequent years.
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BUSINESS NEWS


Arkema Acquires Majority Stake in AEC Polymers
AEC Polymers is a French company that manufactures structural adhesives and recently developed a range of methacrylate glues (SAF® range) based on an Arkema technology.
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Clariant Acquires Nano-Silver Ink Technology from Bayer
Included in this transaction are all patents, know-how, and materials related to the technology.
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PPG to Acquire Aerospace Coatings Producer Deft
Deft's main business is supplying structural primers and military topcoats to the North American aviation industry.
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Former Cytec Coating Resins Business Becomes Independent Company
The former Cytec coating resins business will adopt a new brand name in the coming months.
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Emerald Kalama Chemical Expands Plant in the Netherlands
The 20-kiloton capacity expansion at Emerald Kalama's Rotterdam facility in the Netherlands is designed to support increased market demand for the company's PUROX® B pure grade benzoic acid.
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Register Today for the Coatings Regulations & Analytical Methods Conference, May 14-15
This two-day conference will offer a forum for professionals concerned with coatings regulations and the analytical methods used for their development.

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PaintCare® Submits Connecticut Program Plan to the State
Implementation of Connecticut's PaintCare® program is expected to begin on July 1.

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Product Stewardship Institute Releases Resoundingly Positive Report on Oregon PaintCare® Program
The majority of respondents in each of the Product Stewardship Institute's stakeholder groups believe that the PaintCare® program should be made permanent.

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ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY NEWS


ACA Launches CoatingsTech Mobile App
Readers will be able to view CoatingsTech issues on an iPad or other mobile device and experience the same kind of interactivity offered with the CoatingsTech digital edition. A range of user-friendly features will help them find articles, share content, and connect with peers. For a limited time, free access is available to anyone who downloads the application.
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The 3rd Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2011-2016) is Now Available
The third Global Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis Report (2011–2016), published by the International Paint and Printing Ink Council (IPPIC), is now available for purchase. With new data on Turkey, South Korea and Colombia, the new edition of the report offers in-depth insight into the size, growth rate, market dynamics, competitive movements, and important driving forces within the global paint and coatings industry.
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EVENTS


Register Today for the Coatings Regulations & Analytical Methods Conference, May 14-15
ACA will host its ACSeries: Coatings Regulations & Analytical Methods Conference on May 14-15, 2013 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh, Pa. This two-day conference will offer a forum for professionals concerned with coatings regulations and the analytical methods used for their development.
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


ACA Call for Papers: ACSeries International Marine and Offshore Coatings Conference
ACA is seeking abstract submissions for its fall Advancements in Coatings Series (ACSeries) International Marine and Offshore Coatings Conference, to be held Sept. 24-25, 2013 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Md. Abstract submissions are due June 1, 2013.
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ACA Call for Papers: ACSeries Coating Wood and Wood Composites Conference
ACA is seeking abstract submissions for its fall Advancements in Coatings Series (ACSeries) Coating Wood and Wood Composites Conference, to be held Oct. 29-30, 2013 at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Abstract submissions are due June 14, 2013.
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