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  • Target's chemicals commitments 'up the ante' for retail sector.
    The policy, announced earlier this year, includes plans to phase out phthalates, NPEs, parabens, formaldehyde and formaldehyde-donors from formulated products the store sells by 2020. This will include beauty, baby care, personal care and household cleaning products.
  • How Target's new chemical strategy could transform consumer products retail.
    Target has pledged to list all ingredients in all owned and national brand products by 2020; formulate beauty, baby care, personal care and household cleaning products without specific chemical, and more. Target also said it expects to invest up to $5 million in green chemistry innovation by 2022., Target has pledged to list all ingredients in all owned and national brand products by 2020; formulate beauty, baby care, personal care and household cleaning products without specific chemicals, and more. Target also said it expects to invest up to $5 million in green chemistry innovation by 2022.

Green Chemistry Drivers

  • Can tobacco clean up its act?
    Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them.