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Don’t Touch That Dial

Posted in California, Proposition 65
A reminder that new Prop 65 regulations become effective the end of this month and some key changes may directly affect online on-product warnings, internet sales, catalog sales and even on-TV sales.  The new regulations are explicit about the timing of the warning. Warnings must now be given prior to completion of the sale, not… Continue Reading

12 Weeks Until New Safe Harbor Prop 65 Warnings Take Effect

Posted in California, Proposition 65
What meets the standard today may not meet the standard in 12 weeks. On August 30, 2018, California’s “safe harbor” Proposition 65 warnings are changing, increasing the information needed for those warnings and  imposing specific requirements on newly regulated industries, classes of products and internet sales. We’ve previously posted on this upcoming change. For more information… Continue Reading

California Proposition 65 Amendments – An Unsavory Impact on Food and Beverage Industries?

Posted in California, Proposition 65
Now is the time to update your Proposition 65 warnings in California. On August 30, 2018, new regulations go into effect changing the warnings required for the food and beverage industries. Amendments to California’s Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, require businesses to provide “clear and… Continue Reading

Prop 65 – Version 2.0: New Rules for Prop 65 Warnings Shake Things Up

Posted in Environmental Quality, Proposition 65
California’s old Proposition 65 warnings, which have been in place since 1986 are about to get a facelift – under newly adopted regulations by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), what was once “clear and reasonable” may not be anymore.  Also, internet sales may face new requirements to ensure consumers are warned prior… Continue Reading

BPA in Plastics Requires a Prop 65 Warning — For Food Containers, California Imposes a Generic Point-of-Sale Warning

Posted in California, Health and Safety, Proposition 65
Last year the State of California added Bisphenol A (BPA) to its list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm under Prop 65 [the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986], a law which requires warnings for such exposures in California. The warning requirement kicked in a year later – May… Continue Reading

Prop 65 List Continues to Grow

Posted in California, Proposition 65, Uncategorized
From our colleague Tim Cunningham: Prop 65 continues to grow with the addition of a natural and commonly manufactured chemical used in many products including model airplane glue. California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added methylisopropyl ketone to the Proposition 65 list. Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Water and Toxic… Continue Reading

Prop 65 List Continues to Grow

Posted in California, Health and Safety, Proposition 65
  Prop 65 continues to grow with the addition of a natural and commonly manufactured chemical used in many products including model airplane glue. California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added methylisopropyl ketone to the Proposition 65 list.  Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986,… Continue Reading