Proposition 65 - California
OEHHA

04/30/16 - The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has finalized its listing of styrene as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. In completing the listing, the agency rejected comments by styrene manufacturers and the business community. However, it also proposed a safe harbor for exposure to the chemical that may alleviate some of the industry criticism. ...

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US FDA

04/28/16 - A number of environmental advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to force the agency to ban perchlorate in food packaging....

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TSCA

04/27/16 - As legislators continue to negotiate over reform proposals for the decades-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), environmentalists and industry representatives are pushing for tweaks to the law as they prepare for its eventual implementation....

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Risk assessment

04/26/16 - Current chemical toxicity assessments may miss a host of off-target effects, one researcher said, and scientists should be using the most modern methods available to get a full picture of potential toxicity....

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Risk assessment

04/26/16 - A group of scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) are calling for a new dynamic in risk assessment techniques, saying that current methods are not keeping pace with emerging science....

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Studies

04/25/16 - Prenatal exposure to phthalates, long thought to be linked to elevated rates of childhood obesity, may not be the cause, according to a study from researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Centers for Disease Control....

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TSCA

04/22/16 - Several consumer advocate groups and NGOs have cast doubt on whether reforms to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), currently working their way through the House and Senate, will be effective in protecting the public from potentially harmful chemicals....

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TSCA

04/21/16 - Scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released a draft assessment of an ingredient in spray adhesives....

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Litigation

04/19/16 - Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith, who took over MEJF v. OEHHA from Judge Wynn Carvill, has issued a tentatively ruling rejecting a claim that the Proposition 65 safe harbor level known as a maximum allowable dose level (MADL) for exposure to lead is invalid. The claim was included in a lawsuit challenging the MADL brought last year by the Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation (Mateel), an organization that often brings private party Prop. 65 enforcement actions. ...

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Litigation

04/14/16 - Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith, who took over MEJF v. OEHHA from Judge Wynn Carvill, has issued a tentatively ruling rejecting a claim that the Proposition 65 safe harbor level known as a maximum allowable dose level (MADL) for exposure to lead is invalid. The claim was included in a lawsuit challenging the MADL brought last year by the Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation (Mateel), an organization that often brings private party Prop. 65 enforcement actions....

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