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California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has called for information it needs from stakeholders to aid in the selection of new priority products under its Safe Consumer Products (SCP) program.
Manufacturers of the priority products selected by the agency will be required to conduct an alternatives assessment and potentially find safer chemical alternatives under the SCP program regulations.
Dietary supplement manufacturer Aloe Vera, Inc. has been awarded $561,155 by a San Francisco Superior Court Judge following its defense verdict in a Proposition 65 enforcement action. The case was brought in 2011 by the Environmental Research Center (ERC), a San Diego-based citizen enforcement group.
California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added furfuryl alcohol (CAS No. 98-00-0) to its list of carcinogens on September 30. The listing took effect with the agency’s listing, however enforcement of alleged violations pertaining to failure to warn consumers about potential exposure to furfuryl alcohol will commence one year after the listing date.
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