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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

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 13th, 2015
UPDATE: OEHHA Adds BPA to Proposition 65 Chemical List

Details The Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) held a public meeting on May 7, 2015 by to discuss the potential listing of BPA in the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) list of chemicals. The DARTIC determined that BPA was clearly shown to cause reproductive toxicity. Source… read more

November 18th, 2014
New Labeling Requirement in California for Products Containing DINP

Under California’s Proposition 65, manufacturers of consumer products sold in California will be required to include a warning label on items containing any measurable amount of diisononyl phthalate (DINP). Under the federally mandated Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), DINP is restricted to maximum levels of 0.1% in mouthable toys and components and remains legal… read more

November 13th, 2014
California Proposition 65 Compliance Solutions
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

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

February 25th, 2014
OEHHA Lists Trichloroethylene under Proposition 65

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has listed Trichloroethylene as a chemical known to cause reproductive toxicity. The listing took place on January 31, 2014 and, as with all newly listed chemicals, a twelve month grace period is in effect before Proposition 65 exposure warning requirements apply. The listing is made based upon… read more

February 25th, 2014
OEHHA Proposes Clarifications to the Listing Mechanism of Proposition 65

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed adding a section to the controlling regulations that would provide clarity and transparency to the criteria and procedure used for listing and de-listing chemicals under Proposition 65’s Labor Code Mechanism. Written comments will be received by OEHHA through April 4, 2013 and a public hearing will… read more

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