Proposition 65 - California
Products of Interest

12/17/14 - A coalition of consumer advocates and environmental health groups came together to ask the Food and Drug Administration to ban two potentially harmful chemicals in certain types of food packaging. ...

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Studies

12/12/14 - Two articles have put a spotlight on the changing ways humans are exposed to phthalates, a group of chemicals commonly used to soften plastics, which have been linked to cancer and developmental defects. ...

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US FDA

12/09/14 - The Food and Drug Administration issued four documents, three final versions and one draft, related to nanomaterials in regulated products. ...

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Litigation

12/04/14 - A nonprofit in California is bringing a number of the largest coffee retailers in the state to court over claims they failed to adequately warn consumers about the presence of a toxic substance in their products. ...

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Products of Interest

11/26/14 - The Food and Drug Administration issued an alert warning parents of a potential lead poisoning risk in a compound marketed for treatment of a number of conditions in infants and young children. ...

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Regulatory

11/22/14 - The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has announced its notice of intent to list mitoxantrone hydrochloride (CAS #70476-82-3, sold under the tradename Novantrone, as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. The basis for the listing is Prop. 65's rarely used listing mechanism known as the "Formally Required to be Labeled or Identified" mechanism ("formally labeled" mechanism). ...

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Regulatory

11/22/14 - At its November 19 meeting the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) considered listing two groups of chemicals: dibenzanthracenes (DBAs) and n-nitrosomethyl-n-alkylamines (NMAs). The CIC agreed to list the DBAs as a group, along with two of the group's individual members. However, it decided not to list the NMAs as a group. Instead it elected to list the 11 individual members of the group for which there was data pointing to their carcinogenicity....

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Products of Interest

11/19/14 - A recently released study found that some health care workers had a high risk of occupational exposure to triclosan, an antibacterial agent used in hand sanitizers, soaps and toothpaste, which has been linked to adverse health effects and antibiotic resistance. ...

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IARC

11/14/14 - The International Agency for Research on Cancer recently released classifications and monographs for eight chemicals. ...

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US FDA

11/12/14 - The Food and Drug Administration has announced it will partner with state agencies to help put in place produce safety rules related to the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011. ...

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