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ACI Urges EPA to Focus on Intentional Use of Ingredients

March 6, 2017: The Environmental Protection Agency should focus its regulatory attention on intended uses of chemicals it assesses, rather than trace amounts of materials not intentionally added to products. In comments submitted to EPA, ACI specifically addressed the chemical 1,4 dioxane, which the EPA has admitted that it’s "unlikely that 1,4-dioxane is intentionally used in formulations of currently available commercial and consumer products." ACI agrees with that statement, and asks that EPA "update its websites and associated documents to remove the unintentionally misleading statements that 1,4-dioxane is used in consumer products." Read ACI’s full comments here.