The Better Brakes Rule Affects Brake Retailers, Distributors, and Installers
The Better Brakes Rule Affects Brake Retailers, Distributors, and Installers (Number of pages: 2) (Publication Size: 115KB)
|Description||In 2010, Washington State became the first state in the nation to pass a law reducing the use of toxic material in automotive brake pads and shoes. This law restricts the use of several heavy metals and asbestos, and provides for a phase-out of copper.
Copper is highly toxic to fish and other aquatic species. Young salmon are especially susceptible to the effects of copper. Removing copper and other toxic metals from brake materials will help clean up Puget Sound and other water bodies around the state.
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|Keywords||Brake Manufacturers, Brakes, brake pads, Focus sheet, metals, rule, runoff, copper, brake, automotive|
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