With advocacy and regulations spurring a shift away from methylene chloride and NMP (though EPA has failed to act on NMP), consumers and contractors may be wondering what alternatives they can use.
Today Target announced a new chemical policy and goals. Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families’ Mind the Store campaign has challenged Target and other retailers to develop comprehensive policies to eliminate and substitute toxic chemicals.
Safer products are going to be easier than ever to identify, thanks to new changes to EPA’s product labeling program. Yesterday EPA announced changes to rebrand and improve their Design for the Environment (DFE) product labeling program, by announcing a new name and logo to enable families choose products like cleaners with safer chemicals, as well as a new labeling program for “fragrance-free” products.