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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

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

November 13th, 2014
California Proposition 65 Compliance Solutions
October 28th, 2014
DINP must be declared in CA as of Dec 20 2014

Last year, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added diisonophyl phthalate (DINP) to the California Prop 65 list as “known to the state to cause cancer”; and beginning on December 20, 2014, a business selling products in the California market must now be able to provide a “clear and reasonable DINP warning”… read more

May 29th, 2014
California Proposition 65 Furniture & Bedding Chemical Warnings

In the U.S. today, there are a wide range of federal and state regulations intended to reduce consumer exposure to potentially carcinogenic chemicals. The regulations implemented under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (generally referred to as Proposition 65 or Prop 65) are perhaps the most extensive and far reaching of… read more

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

April 11th, 2014
Safety, Performance And Environmental Testing Of Commercial And Residential Furniture

From the earliest stone seats and beds used by non-nomadic cultures some 5,000 years ago to today’s advanced designs that are functional, comfortable and aesthetically attractive, furniture is an essential part of the human experience. Furniture contributes to the functionality and usefulness of every inhabited space, including commercial and institutional settings, residential environments and retail… 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

February 7th, 2014
Prop 65 Webinar: Know the Furniture and Bedding Industry Risks

California Proposition 65 regulation affects manufacturers of products sold in California that contain any one of the hundreds of chemicals listed by the State of California(OEHHA) as known carcinogens or reproductive toxins. Over the last decade, nearly 2000 settlements and more than $144.6 million in damages have been paid by California businesses as the result… read more