Proposition 65 - California
Risk assessment

05/31/16 - Nearly 50 experts in environmental health are calling for a new approach to risk assessment following a study of current methods....

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Litigation

05/27/16 - The Attorney General's office has prepared its latest report summarizing the results of court-approved settlements of Proposition 65 actions brought by private plaintiffs. The report shows that the group of plaintiffs represented by the Chanler Group of attorneys was responsible for the most settlements in 2015. Chanler also led the field in 2014. Also, as usual, the largest portion of the settlement proceeds went to the attorneys involved. In 2015 that amount represented 68% of the total proceeds. ...

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EU Reach

05/27/16 - The European Union has voted to allow the use of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in recycled plastics just a little over a year after the chemical was banned due to links to adverse health problems associated with the substance....

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Products of Interest

05/26/16 - An examination of popular breakfast foods by the Alliance for Natural Health-USA, an advocacy group working to promote sustainable health, has found that 10 of the 24 items sampled contained the widely-used and much-maligned herbicide glyphosate....

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OEHHA

05/26/16 - The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has finalized the listing of three widely used pesticides?terachorvinphos, parathion, and malathion-despite the opposition of agricultural interests and users of the pesticides, including the pesticide registrants. Listing of a fourth pesticide, glyphosate, is still being considered. ...

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Warnings

05/26/16 - The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has made additional changes to its proposed rewrite of its regulations governing what constitutes a "clear and reasonable warning" under Proposition 65. These latest proposed changes respond to some of the concerned raised by business interests and other commenters on the most recent draft. ...

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Federal/Other States' Legislation

05/25/16 - A ban on bisphenol A (BPA) in Maine in 2011 was lauded as forward thinking and progressive, and the recent move by Campbell's Soups to stop using the chemical in its cans brought renewed attention to BPA, which studies have linked to endocrine disruption and developmental problems....

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OEHHA

05/24/16 - Beginning Wednesday, Californians started seeing new warnings about a chemical, Bisphenol A, when they buy food at the grocery store. ...

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US EPA

05/23/16 - A number of trade organizations and individual companies are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to ban production of five medium- and long-chain chlorinated paraffins, saying the agency exceeded its legal authority in doing so....

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Studies

05/20/16 - Bishphenol A (BPA) has long been associated with altered gene expression and epigenetic modification, but a group of researchers have found that exposure to the chemical, when co-exposed with potassium bromate (KBrO3), promotes cellular survival and generates reactive oxygen species in laboratory mice....

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