Current Legislation (120 bills in 30 states)
Adopted Policy (162 bills in 35 states)
New Jersey
Mercury
Toxic Chemicals General
Toxic Chemicals General
Hawaii
Mercury
Illinois
Toxic Chemicals General
Illinois
Lead ,
Mercury
Illinois
Mercury
Illinois
Mercury
Indiana
Cadmium ,
Lead ,
Mercury
HB 1589: Requires video display manufacturers to state whether the devices exceed maximum concentration values for chemicals including lead, mercury and cadmium. (Adopted in 2009)
Iowa
Mercury
Executive Order: (Adopted in 2006)
HB 7917: Restricts the manufacturing or distribution of flame retardants containing pentaBDE or octaBDE, and requires study on decaBDE. (Adopted in 2006)
HB 1024: Bans the sale of certain products containing the flame retardants PBDEs and mattresses containing decaBDE, and requires the state to study alternatives to them. Restricts the sale of televisions, computers, and residential upholstered furniture containing decaBDE as a result of the Departments’ finding that safer and technically feasible alternatives that meet fire safety standards are available. (Adopted in 2007)
Executive Order 14-01: Directs the Department of Ecology to move forward on phasing out the use of PBDEs. (Adopted in 2004)