The first settlement in a group of Proposition 65 enforcement actions that allege rice products expose consumers to arsenic, cadmium or lead was signed by a grocery distributor on August 11.
Proposition 65 citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak has filed a lawsuit that alleges Wal-Mart Stores and Tailor Made, Inc. have been selling nylon cooking utensils containing a hazardous industrial chemical without providing a clear and reasonable warning that use of the products may cause consumers to be exposed to a known carcinogen.
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).