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Tag Archives: Prop 65

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

Posted in Environmental Quality
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
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