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Are Your Product Warnings Prop 65 Compliant? With New Changes Coming, It's Time To Re-Evaluate
Prop 65 is a California law that requires California consumers receive warnings regarding the presence of chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
United States
26 Jan 2018
Los Angeles Superior Court Issues Important Defense Verdict In Unique Proposition 65 Trial Against Brass-Polish Manufacturer
In a recent trial in Los Angeles Superior Court in the matter AFS Enterprises, LLC, v. Reckitt Benckiser, PLC, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC539678, the plaintiff brought a single claim under Proposition 65...
United States
4 Jul 2016
President Obama Signs Major Overhaul Of TSCA Changing The Way The EPA Regulates Toxic Substances In Commerce
President Obama just signed a bill amending the Toxic Substances Control Act ("TSCA"), changing the way the EPA regulates chemicals.
United States
29 Jun 2016
California Passes Landmark Green Chemical Laws
On August 28, 2013 the California Office of Administrative Law approved California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Safer Products Regulations.
United States
8 Oct 2013
Flame Retardant Commonly Used In Furniture Added To Proposition 65 Chemical List
The chemical commonly known as "TDCPP" or "Tris" [Tris(1,2-dichloro-2-proply) phosphate)] is commonly used as a flame retardant in home furnishings (couches, chairs, pillows, and ottomans) as well as automotive products (seat padding, overhead liners, foams, and infant car seats).
United States
16 Jul 2012
Revising Flammability Standards To Reduce Flame Retardants In Furniture
On June 18, 2012, Governor Brown directed the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation ("Bureau") to recommend changes to California’s flammability standard for upholstered furniture.
United States
10 Jul 2012
Governor Brown Signs Two Bills Intended To Protect Children From Toxic Exposures
In an effort to protect children (and, to a lesser extent, adults) from toxic exposure, California has banned the use of the controversial chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups, and has eliminated certain loopholes in the existing ban on lead and cadmium in jewellery.
United States
14 Oct 2011
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