Proposition 65 - California
Testing

02/13/16 - With the majority of chemicals on the market untested for carcinogenic qualities, scientists have long been searching for a fast and efficient way to screen substances for cancer risk. ...

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TSCA

02/09/16 - Representatives from a number of industries that use nanomaterials responded to new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency at a meeting over the summer. ...

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OEHHA

02/08/16 - The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has released a Scientific Review Panel (SRP) draft document summarizing the potential toxicity of Reference Exposure Levels (RELs) of Ethylene Glycol n-mono Butyl Ether (EGBE). ...

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OEHHA

02/05/16 - On January 19 the Office of Administrative Law approved the final version of an Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment proposal to create a website providing supplemental information about chemicals for which warnings have been given under Proposition 65. The new regulation will be effective as of April 1, 2016, although it may take some time for OEHHA to get the website up and functioning. ...

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IARC

02/02/16 - A commonly-used herbicide, particularly popular among farmers, has been classified as "possibly carcinogenic" by the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC). ...

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Studies

02/02/16 - Scientists from some notable institutions are pushing for changes in the toxicology field after concluding that the current system does not often produce efficient and timely results and sometimes fails the quintessential goal of medicine and public health: to do no harm. ...

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Regulatory Reform

01/30/16 - Last September, The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment announced its notice-of-intent (NOI) to list four organophosphate pesticides as Proposition 65 carcinogens pursuant to the Labor Code listing mechanism....

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TSCA

01/28/16 - A dozen Attorneys General are urging lawmakers to protect states' authority in regulating hazardous chemicals from preemption as bills move through both the House and Senate in the ongoing push to reform the decades-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). ...

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TSCA

01/27/16 - As the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate decide how they will handle reconciliation of their different approaches in reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Attorneys General of eleven states have set out a set of principles that they believe should guide the conferees in determining the extent to which the new federal law will preempt state law. California's Kamala Harris is one of the eleven AGs weighing in on the preemption issue....

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Litigation

01/22/16 - Many Californians are familiar with Prop. 65's duty-to-warn provision, which requires manufacturers and retailers to put warning labels on products that contain chemicals deemed by the state to be hazardous, but another lesser known provision may pose a very real dilemma to oil drillers in the state. ...

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