Department of Defense issues purchasing regulations for minimizing use of hexavalent chromium

From the Toxics Use Reduction Institute:

The US Department of Defense is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement the requirements for minimizing the use of materials containing hexavalent chromium in items acquired by DoD. This rule codifies a DoD policy for addressing the serious human health and environmental risks related to the use of hexavalent chromium. The Federal Register notice for this rule is available.

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