Proposition 65 - California
US EPA

04/19/14 - A group of environmental advocates has sued the EPA in California to force the agency to require manufacturers to list all ingredients, including inert ones, on pesticide labels....

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Regulatory

04/16/14 - Syngenta Crop Protection has vigorously objected to the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's notice-of-intent (NOI) to list the herbicide atrazine and five related chemicals as reproductive toxicants under Proposition 65. The company and several of its allies cite several reasons why the group of chemicals shouldn't be listed; at least at this time. ...

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Regulatory

04/16/14 - Several individuals representing consumer products manufacturers have submitted comments opposed to Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's notice-of-intent (NOI) to list the chemical beta-Myrecene(CAS No. 123-35-3) as a Proposition 65 carcinogen pursuant to the Proposition 65 authoritative bodies listing mechanism. The commenters' major contention is that the alleged authoritative body, the National Toxicology Program (NTP), has not actually concluded that beta-Myrecene causes cancer. ...

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Federal/Other States Legislation

04/16/14 - The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is pushing to implement new rules that would designate four toxic substances as priority chemicals....

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OSHA

04/11/14 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun implementing a new set of rules regarding how employers notify their workers about potentially hazardous chemicals in the workplace....

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EU Reach

04/10/14 - The European Chemicals Agency has given its support to a French proposal to upgrade the classification bisphenol A, from "suspected toxin" to "presumed toxin." ...

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Products of Interest

04/09/14 - Despite the fact that they've been recalled in other countries for their toxicity, 33 chemicals remain available in products sold in the United States, according to new research from Women's Voices For The Earth, a nonprofit that advocates for women's health....

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Products of Interest

04/08/14 - The Environmental Protection Agency, along with pet product manufacturers, announced a new agreement to phase out use of a dangerous chemical in pet collars....

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Regulatory

04/01/14 - The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is proposing to list N,N-Dimethyl-p-Toluidine (CAS #99-97-8) as a Proposition 65 carcinogen. The listing is predicated on the authoritative bodies listing mechanism with the authoritative body in this case being the National Toxicology Program (NTP). ...

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Regulatory

04/01/14 - Last September the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that it would reconsider the listing for 24 reproductive toxicants due to changes in the federal Hazard Communications Standard (HCS). On March 19 the expert panel on reproductive toxicants, the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC), reconsidered the listing basis of six of those chemicals. It decided to delist five of them, but deferred a final decision on the sixth chemical until the Committee has been provided with further information. ...

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