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California Microbeads Ban Countdown: Reformulations Required By 2020

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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California bans plastic microbeads' use in rinse-off personal care products, including toothpaste, beginning in 2020 following Gov. Brown's approval. Emerging "green" alternatives, such as biodegradable PHA-based microbeads, will be off-limits under the law unless companies prevail arguing they aren't plastic.

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