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Appeals Court Denies Monsanto's Motion for Reconsideration

Appeals Court Denies Monsanto's Motion for Reconsideration

Agrochemical giant Monsanto, the maker of the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup filed a motion on June 16 in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California to reconsider the addition of glyphosate to California's Proposition 65 list of chemicals and substances known to cause cancer.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (112)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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OEHHA Proposes Listing of Three Chemicals via the Labor...

OEHHA Proposes Listing of Three Chemicals via the Labor...

California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced it intends to list three new chemicals to the Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer.  
Wednesday, July 05, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (113)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Proposition 65 Reform Bill Passes in the Assembly

Proposition 65 Reform Bill Passes in the Assembly

A California State Assemblyman’s bill to change rules governing Proposition 65 litigation has passed in the California State Assembly.
Monday, June 19, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (227)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cleaning Product Disclosure Bill Barely Passes in...

Cleaning Product Disclosure Bill Barely Passes in...

The California state Senate has passed a bill that would require disclosure of ingredients used consumer and professional cleaning products. 

The Cleaning Product Right to Know Act (SB 258) would require cleaning products to include a label listing ingredients and 'contaminants of concern' along with pictograms communicating potential health concerns about the product ingredients. Manufacturers would also have to provide additional information on a website. 


Monday, June 12, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (237)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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OEHHA Proposes Amendments to Notice of Violation Regulations

OEHHA Proposes Amendments to Notice of Violation Regulations

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is proposing regulatory amendments that will clarify the content required in 60-Day Notices of violation served on alleged violators of Proposition 65.
Thursday, May 25, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (185)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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OEHHA to List Glyphosate

OEHHA to List Glyphosate

Agency will Move Forward After Court of Appeal Decides...

California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced it will list glyphosate (CAS No. 1071-83-6) as a Proposition 65 carcinogen. The agency said the effective date of the listing will be determined following a decision from the Court of Appeal regarding a request for a stay in the pending case Monsanto v. OEHHA
Thursday, March 30, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (601)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Assemblyman Introduces New Prop 65 Reform Bill

Assemblyman Introduces New Prop 65 Reform Bill

Bill Would Disclose Factual Basis of Prop 65 Suits

A Los Angeles area Assembly member has introduced legislation that if passed may help to level the playing field for companies that receive Proposition 65 notices of violation.
Saturday, March 25, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (785)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Bill to Warn Consumers About Sugary Drinks Introduced

Bill to Warn Consumers About Sugary Drinks Introduced

A California State Senator has introduced a bill that would call for health warning labels on all "sugary beverages" sold in the state. SB 300, which would require manufacturers to post health warning labels on all sugar-sweetened beverages with more than 75 calories per 12-ounce serving.
Saturday, March 25, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (626)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
Monsanto Challenge to Glyphosate Listing Dismissed

Monsanto Challenge to Glyphosate Listing Dismissed

Fresno Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan has finalized her tentative ruling against Monsanto, which allows California’s Office of Environmental Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to proceed with its proposed listing glyphosate, the active ingredient in the company’s Roundup brand of herbicides, as a chemical "known to the state of California to cause cancer" under Proposition 65.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (1598)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Ferriero Settles First BPA Enforcement Actions

Ferriero Settles First BPA Enforcement Actions

Anthony Ferreiro, a prolific Proposition 65 citizen enforcer is the first to settle an enforcement action that alleges exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA).
Saturday, March 18, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (954)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
East Bay Company Charged With Smuggling Hazardous Chemicals

East Bay Company Charged With Smuggling Hazardous Chemicals

A California-based chemical company has been indicted by federal prosecutors on charges of that allege the company smuggled hazardous chemicals into the country and conspired to defraud the U.S. government. Federal prosecutors announced on Friday that charges are being brought against Peiwen Zhou, the 53-year-old CEO of AK Scientific, Inc., based in Union City. California. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (922)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Bill Would Disclose Cleaning Product Ingredients

New Bill Would Disclose Cleaning Product Ingredients

California State Sen. Ricardo Lara, (D-Bell Gardens), today introduced legislation to require manufacturers to disclose the ingredients in cleaning products used by consumers and professional cleaning workers. If the bill passes, it would be the first law to require the disclosure of cleaning product ingredients to take effect in the nation.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (1173)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Fresno Judge Tentatively Rules to Dismiss Monsanto Lawsuit

Fresno Judge Tentatively Rules to Dismiss Monsanto Lawsuit

A Fresno Superior Court Judge has issued a tentative ruling to dismiss a lawsuit filed by agrochemical and biotech giant Monsanto’s January 2016 lawsuit to block the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) proposed listing of Glyphosate (CAS No. 1071-83-6), the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide products.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (1786)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

OEHHA Issues Two SUDs for Products Containing DINP

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA has approved a request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for diisononyl phthalate (DINP) in Phifertex® fabric used in outdoor furniture products. 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (1182)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Lauren Zeise Appointed Director of OEHHA

Lauren Zeise Appointed Director of OEHHA

Lauren Zeise, 62, of Berkeley, has been appointed director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) at the California Environmental Protection Agency, where she has been acting director since 2015. Zeise has served in several positions since 1991, including deputy director for scientific affairs and chief and acting chief of the Reproductive and Cancer Hazard Assessment Branch.  
Tuesday, December 27, 2016/Author: Jack Schatz/Number of views (1414)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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