Proposition 65 - California
EU Reach

03/31/15 - A panel of experts in Europe issued a scientific opinion finding that bisphenol A (BPA) presents ?no health concern for any age group from dietary exposure or aggregated exposure.? ...

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Legislation

03/21/15 - A new bill that would majorly overhaul toxic chemical regulations in the United States is facing an uphill battle after critics alleged the legislation has a digital signature indicating it was authored by an industry group. ...

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Legislation

03/21/15 - One California legislator is looking to implement a moratorium on installation of synthetic turf playing fields in the state to give researchers time to study the effects of crumb rubber, small grains of chopped up automotive tires used to mimic soil that some say contains hazardous chemicals. ...

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Products of Interest

03/21/15 - Revlon, one of the world's largest manufacturers of cosmetics, has removed a number of hazardous chemicals from its products after a campaign by public health advocates, yet has chosen to continue using other materials that critics say could be dangerous. ...

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Studies

03/21/15 - A study from researchers at the University of Utah has made bold claims about the toxicity of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) after they claim it adversely affected both birth and death rates in laboratory mice. ...

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Litigation

03/17/15 - Although the author of a new study, Keeve Nachman, reported that: "Soft drink consumers are being exposed to an avoidable and unnecessary cancer risk from an ingredient that is being added to these beverages simply for aesthetic purposes" a federal District Court Judge has dismissed a suit alleging that the consumption of soft drinks containing the Proposition 65 listed carcinogen 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI) does not by itself justify requiring Pepsico to engage in medical monitoring of those consuming the products. ...

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Regulatory Reform

03/15/15 - The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has issued a notice of intent (NOI) to list styrene as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. The announcement represents the third time OEHHA has attempted to list the chemical and this latest proposal was immediately attacked by the Styrene Research Information Center (SIRC); the industry organization at the forefront in blocking the two earlier attempts. ...

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Litigation

03/15/15 - On March 1 the popular CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes " featured a story on the alleged presence of formaldehyde in hardwood flooring products sold by the retailer Lumber Liquidators. As part of the segment "60 Minutes" correspondent Anderson Cooper interviewed two representatives of the El Cerrito based organization Global Community Monitor (GCM), which filed a lawsuit in December accusing Lumber Liquidators of selling flooring with formaldehyde levels far exceeding the safe harbor level for the chemical under Proposition 65....

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Chemicals of Interest

03/12/15 - A study conducted by university researchers has found a correlation between exposure to triclosan, a commonly used antibacterial chemical, and formation of tumors in the liver. ...

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Testing

03/09/15 - The Environmental Protection Agency released its annual results for enforcement for 2014, which highlighted a growing focus on larger cases with greater impact. ...

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