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The U.S. State of Maine approves the ban on PFAS in consumer products
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Time:2021-08-06
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  TheMaineStateAssemblyintheUnitedStateshaspassedthebillH.P.1113-L.D.1503intolawtopreventperfluoroalkylandpolyfluoroalkylsubstances(PFAS)pollution.


  prohibit


  Aftertheeffectivedate,thefollowingproductscontainingintentionallyaddedPFASareprohibitedfrombeingsoldordistributedinMaine:


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  declare


  FromJanuary1,2023,manufacturersshouldsubmitawrittennotificationtotheDepartmentofEnvironmentalProtectionforproductsthatcontaindeliberatelyaddedPFASsoldinMaine.


  Briefdescriptionoftheproduct


  TheuseofPFASinproducts


  ThecontentofeachPFASintheproduct


  Manufacturer'sname,addressandcontactinformation


  AnyotherinformationrequiredbytheMinistryofEnvironmentalProtection


  Certificateofconformity


  WhentheMinistryofEnvironmentalProtectionsuspectsthattheproductcontainsdeliberatelyaddedPFAS,themanufacturerneedstoprovideacertificatetoprovethattheproductdoesnotcontaindeliberatelyaddedPFAS.


  Note:


  Fabrictreatment:Asubstanceappliedtoafabrictogivethefabriconeormorecharacteristics,includingbutnotlimitedtostainresistanceorwaterresistance.