The Vermont Senate has passed a bill enabling the Vermont Department of Health to regulate 66 chemicals found in children’s products. Senate Bill 239 as amended, designates 66 ‘Chemicals of High Concern’ including phthalates, bisphenol A, and heavy metals.
California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) on Friday announced its intent to list Ethylene glycol (CAS # 107–21–1) as a reproductive toxicant under Proposition 65.
As March Madness reaches its conclusion tonight, some NCAA basketball fans that purchased university branded gear are crying foul at retailers about toxic chemicals they may end up wearing along with their team jerseys.
California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added one developmental toxicant and one carcinogen to the Proposition 65 chemical list.
A bill to reform Proposition 65 enforcement that would increase the number of employees necessary before companies fall under the jurisdiction of the statute has been introduced in the California Assembly by Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee).
Pennsylvania-based baby furniture retailer BabyAge.com has filed a declaratory relief suit in federal court in Scranton, Pa., seeking a court order declaring it isn’t subject to Proposition 65. The suit names Oakland-based non-profit citizen enforcement group Center for Environmental Health (CEH) as the sole defendant.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a chemical industry trade association, is criticizing the California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) selection of Spray polyurethane foam to their draft ‘priority products list’ under the state’s Safer Consumer Products Regulations.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) will hold its second public workshop on April 14 to discuss its regulatory proposal to change the existing regulation governing Proposition 65 warnings.