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 OEHHA Proposes Listing of Ethylene Glycol as a Reproductive Toxicant
 April 15, 2014
 OEHHA Proposes Listing of Ethylene Glycol as a Reproductive Toxicant  

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.

 MARCH BADNESS--Report Finds Prop 65 Chemicals in University Branded Products
 April 7, 2014
 MARCH BADNESS--Report Finds Prop 65 Chemicals in University Branded Products  

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.

 DTSC to Hold Green Ribbon Science Panel Meeting
 March 28, 2014
 DTSC to Hold Green Ribbon Science Panel Meeting   The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced it will conduct meetings of the state’s Green Ribbon Science Panel on April 9 and 10 at Cal/EPA Headquarters in Sacramento.

 OEHHA Adds MIBK and Magestrol Acetate to Proposition 65 List
 March 28, 2014
 OEHHA Adds MIBK and Magestrol Acetate to Proposition 65 List  

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added one developmental toxicant and one carcinogen to the Proposition 65 chemical list.

 Proposition 65 Reform Bill May Provide Relief for Small Business
 March 18, 2014
 Proposition 65 Reform Bill May Provide Relief for Small Business  

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).

 Furniture Maker Sues CEH in Federal Court
 March 18, 2014
 Furniture Maker Sues CEH in Federal Court  

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.

 ACC Criticizes Priority Product Selection of Spray Polyurethane Foam
 March 17, 2014
 ACC Criticizes Priority Product Selection of Spray Polyurethane Foam  

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.

 OEHHA to Host Second Warning Workshop
 March 14, 2014
 OEHHA to Host Second Warning Workshop  

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.  

 DTSC Announces the First Three Priority Products for Alternatives Assessment
 March 13, 2014
 DTSC Announces the First Three Priority Products for Alternatives Assessment   The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today announced three draft “priority products” – consumer goods sold in California that each contains at least one toxic chemical, as one of the initial steps in the implementation of Safer Consumer Products Regulations which took effect in October 2013.

 OEHHA Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Listings of Propazine, Simazine and their Chlorometabolites DACT, DEA and DIA
 March 13, 2014
 OEHHA Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Listings of Propazine, Simazine and their Chlorometabolites DACT, DEA and DIA   California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has extended the public comment period regarding the agency’s Notice of Intent to list atrazine, propazine, simazine and their chlorometabolites DACT, DEA and DIA as known to the State to cause reproductive toxicity under Proposition 65.

 OEHHA to Move Forward with Labor Code Regulation
 February 20, 2014
 OEHHA to Move Forward with Labor Code Regulation  

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is moving forward with a regulatory proposal that purports to clarify the procedure for listing chemicals by Proposition 65’s controversial Labor Code Mechanism.

 OEHHA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with California Dept. of Food and Agriculture
 February 10, 2014
 OEHHA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with California Dept. of Food and Agriculture  

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment last week announced it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the California Dept. of Food and Agriculture regarding its role in the regulation of Proposition 65 chemicals in foods.

 OEHHA Publishes Tenant Proposition 65 Fact Sheet
 February 10, 2014
 OEHHA Publishes Tenant Proposition 65 Fact Sheet  

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment on Feb. 5 published a Proposition 65 Fact Sheet for Tenants, to answer question raised by Proposition 65 warnings posted in residential and commercial rental properties.

 OEHHA Lists Trichloroethylene as a Reproductive Toxicant
 February 3, 2014
 OEHHA Lists Trichloroethylene as a Reproductive Toxicant  

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced it has listed trichloroethylene (TCE) (CAS No. 79-01-6) as a reproductive toxicant under Proposition 65, despite opposition by the Halogenated Solvent Industry Alliance.

 CSIA Supporters to Clarify TSCA Bill's Preemption Provisions
 February 3, 2014
 CSIA Supporters to Clarify TSCA Bill's Preemption Provisions  

Senate supporters of a bipartisan bill purporting to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) are weighing several proposed amendments they hope will eventually address concerns from Senate environment committee Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and other opponents who fear the current language in the bill will severely limit state toxics programs.

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