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July 12th, 2018
Recorded Webinar: Keep up with the Changes to Prop 65

On August 30, 2018, significant changes will be implemented to California’s Prop 65 regulation. The changes will impact labelling and warnings required for Prop 65, and companies that sell or ship products to California will need to make changes to their labels and internet retail platforms. Don’t miss out on this important webinar. Topics: What… read more

April 21st, 2017
Preparing for Changes to California’s Prop 65

Since 1986, when Californians voted in favor of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (more commonly known as Proposition 65), the initiative has been warning residents of California of toxic substances that are in the goods they purchase. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) oversees Proposition 65 and its list of… read more

October 13th, 2016
OEHHA Issues New PHGs for Certain Substances

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s (CalEPA) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued several announcements under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 commonly known as Proposition 65. The announcements are: Announcement of Publication of Drinking Water Public Health Goals and Availability of Final Technical Support Document for: Carbofuran, Diquat,… read more

September 6th, 2016
California Issues Notice of Adoption Article 6: Clear and Reasonable Warnings

Details The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), Office of Administrative Law has approved the adoption of amendments to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings, of the California Code of Regulations.  The amendments update the “safe harbor” concept for warning labels on consumer products, providing warning methods and content that OEHHA has deemed “clear and reasonable.”Additionally, the… read more

July 19th, 2016
California Sets New MADL for Bisphenol A

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued an Amendment to Section 25805, Maximum Allowable Dose Level – Bisphenol A (Dermal Exposure from Solid Materials). The new maximum allowable dose level (MADL) for bisphenol A (BPA) from dermal exposure from solid materials has been set to 3 micrograms per day. Announced on June… read more

June 2nd, 2016
Styrene Added to Proposition 65 List of Chemicals

Effective April 22, 2016, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added styrene to the Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer. Styrene’s listing has been in the pipeline for many years based on formal identification by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) that the chemical is “reasonably anticipated to be a… read more

May 21st, 2014
California Adds N,N-Dimethyl-p-toluidine List of Proposition 65 Chemicals

For purposes of Proposition 65, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added N,N-dimethyl-p-toluidine to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer. The listing of N,N-Dimethyl-p-toluidine is based on formal identification by the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an authoritative body, that the chemical causes cancer. Source

April 22nd, 2014
California Adds Methyl Isobutyl Ketone and Megestrol Acetate to List of Proposition 65 Chemicals

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added both methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) and megestrol acetate to the list of chemicals known to the state of California to cause reproductive toxicity for purposes of Proposition 65. The listing of methyl isobutyl ketone is based on formal identification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),… read more

March 25th, 2014
OEHHA Extends Public Comment Period for Listing Nitrite in Combination with Amines or Amides Under Proposition 65

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list chemicals as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. OEHHA extended the 30‑day public comment period for the listing of nitrite in combination with amines or amides to May… read more

March 25th, 2014
OEHHA Reviewing Three Chemicals for Possible Listing under Proposition 65

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list chemicals as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. The three chemicals determined are: Pentosan polysulfate sodium Pioglitazone Triamterene OEHHA will accept public comment through April 1, 2014. Source