WSR 11-01-105

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY


[ Filed December 16, 2010, 11:34 a.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 10-22-017.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-11-127.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 173-334 WAC, Children's safe products -- Reporting rule, as signed into law, the Children's Safe Product Act requires manufacturers of children's products to report the presence of chemicals of high concern to children (CHCCs) to the department. The purpose of the rule is to clarify the following: The process to be used to update the reporting list for CHCCs, definitions of several key terms, and the reporting process.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 15, 2011.

Submit Written Comments to: John R. Williams Jr., P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, e-mail john.williams@ecy.wa.gov, fax (360) 407-6102, by January 7, 2011.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Michelle Payne, (360) 407-6129. Persons with hearing loss, call 711 for Washington relay service. Persons with a speech disability, call 877-833-6341.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To extend the public comment period to January 7, 2011.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Due to the holidays a number of stakeholders are finding it hard to submit comments during the original comment period.

Name of Proponent: , governmental.

December 15, 2010

Polly Zehm

Deputy Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office