Proposition 65 - California
TSCA

07/02/15 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking to impose the first-ever reporting requirements on manufacturers, producers and importers of products containing nanoscale materials under the Toxic Substances Control Act. ...

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TSCA

07/01/15 - As lawmakers wrangle over the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), manufacturers of replacement auto parts are looking to have their products exempted from new regulations. ...

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US FDA

06/25/15 - For the first time in 40 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be reviewing the chemical makeup of hand sanitizers and antiseptics, commonly-used in doctor's offices and hospitals, for both safety and effectiveness. ...

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EU Reach

06/25/15 - With a new president, The European Association of Chemical Distributors, also known as Fecc, has set forth a number of ambitious goals for the future including expanding its membership and renewing its focus on sustainability. ...

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TSCA

06/24/15 - In another sign of the momentum building for reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the House of representatives passed HR 2576, the "TSCA Modernization Act of 2015," by 398-1 vote. The vote came after the US House Committee on Energy & Commerce approved HR 2576, the by a 47 to 0 vote a on June 3, 2015, with one abstention, California Democrat Anna Eshoo....

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Litigation

06/17/15 - Although a trial court judge must rule on the reasonability of an attorneys' fee award contained in a settlement of a Proposition 65 private action, that authority does not give the judge the right to modify that award. Instead, says the First District Court of Appeal, the judge must either accept or reject the settlement as a whole....

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US FDA

06/16/15 - A group of 29 senators is putting pressure on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to finalize its guidance on how much seafood is safe for pregnant women to eat. ...

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Legislation

06/16/15 - An assembly bill meant to reform Prop. 65 and give small business owners some wiggle room before they are sued for violating the law, failed in committee. ...

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Products of Interest

06/09/15 - A consumer is taking several California wineries to court in a putative class action lawsuit filed in Louisiana federal court over levels of arsenic in their products. ...

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TSCA

06/04/15 - On May 14, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy recently held a markup hearing, easily passing the second iteration of the draft TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 and adding a clarifying technical amendment introduced by ranking member Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY)....

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