The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) released the following statement today, attributed to Steve Caldeira, President & CEO, HCPA, after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Dr. Michal Freedhoff as the Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
“HCPA congratulates Dr. Michal Freedhoff for being named Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention of the EPA. We have already worked with Freedhoff in her role as Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention on a few issues, including ensuring the viability of the Safer Choice program.
Freedhoff has vast experience on Capitol Hill and worked alongside HCPA to develop the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). We appreciate her commitment to rebuilding the scientific foundation of the EPA and restoring confidence in the Agency. We look forward to collaborating with Freedhoff further on issues that impact consumers, workers, the environment, and the household and commercial products industry.”