California's expert panel for naming Proposition 65 carcinogens has identified Bisphenol A and Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) as high priority candidates for future listing.
U.S. EPA has made Carbon Tetrachloride the fourth existing chemical for which it has completed a final risk evaluation pursuant to the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The California Chamber of Commerce has sent an alert to clients and other interested parties outlining what it describes as "dual paths" to provide relief from Proposition 65 suits over a lack of warnings covering acrylamide in cooked foods.
A coalition of businesses led by the California Chamber of Commerce is generally applauding the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's proposed safe harbor levels for acrylamide in cooked foods.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued a fact sheet for the Proposition 65-listed chemical p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (PCBTF).
Governor Newsom has signed two pieces of proposed legislation that would ban the presence of various toxic substances from cosmetics and other personal care products and would require the public disclosure of numerous additional substances.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has released what it describes as its "updated 2019 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data."
A California Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision, in ACC v. OEHHA, approving the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's (OEHHA's) proposed 2013 listing of the controversial substance Bisphenol A (BPA) as a Proposition 65 reproductive toxicant.
A slew of notices alleging that cosmetic products contain diethanolamine (DEA) have been served on cosmetic companies recently.
Furan is a colorless, volatile liquid ordinarily used in chemical manufacturing industries.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced its "intent to list" Molybdenum Trioxide and Indium Tin Oxide as carcinogens pursuant to Proposition 65.
In August the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment announced the conclusions of its recent study of the potential effects of exposure to seven synthetic dyes on neurobehavioral activities in children
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued a new fact sheet on flame retardants.
U.S EPA has for the third time approved a request by a manufacturer to initiate a risk assessment of a chemical pursuant to TSCA. The agency will do an assessment of Octamethylcyclotetra-siloxane (D4).
District Court Nixes Berkeleys Cell Phone Radiation Warning Ordinance, But Does Not Rule of First Amendment Issue In Case
A San Francisco district judge has invalidated a city of Berkeley ordinance requiring cell phone retailers to provide warnings about radio frequency (RF) radiation—ruling that it is preempted by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authority on consumer cell phone warnings.
U.S. EPA has made Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) and its related compounds the third existing chemical to have a final risk evaluation under the 2016 version of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
On August 17 of this year the American Chemistry Council (ACC) filed a petition with the California Supreme Court seeking to overturn the listing of the substance diisononyl phthalate (DINP) as a Proposition 65 carcinogen.
On September 4, 2020 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized the "scope" documents for the next 20 high priority chemicals for which it will finalize risk evaluations pursuant to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
Judge Elihu Berle of the Los Angeles County Superior Court has dismissed a ten-year effort by a Proposition 65 private enforcer to require purveyors of brewed coffee to place a cancer warning on their products.