U.S. EPA has announced several policy changes it is making in its administration of risk evaluations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The Department of Toxic Substances Control will hold three workshops on July 28 and 29 to solicit information on several chemicals found in tires that it is investigating for possible listing as Priority Products (PPs) under the agency's Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program.
Monsanto and Ag Allies Rebut California's Reliance on Alternative Warnings in Glyphosate Prop. 65 Appeal
A group of agricultural interests argue the California can't rely on alternative warning language in lieu of a standard Proposition 65 cancer warning in its appeal to the Ninth Circuit to overturn a lower ruling invalidating the state's warning requirement for glyphosate.
U.S. EPA has announced three actions it is taking to reduce the potential risk to individuals from exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
The California State Assembly has passed proposed legislation that would ultimately ban any new children's product containing intentionally added perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from being sold or distributed in California.
Clean Water Fund and the Association of Irritated Residents have announced a settlement with the operators of two of California's last disposal pits for toxic wastewater that will force the facilities to cease discharges into the pits as early as September of this year.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed listing tetrahydrofuran, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, methyl acrylate, trimethylolpropane triacrylate - technical grade as carcinogens under Proposition 65.
In March, the U.S. District Court for Eastern California issued a preliminary injunction barring the filing of any new proposition 65 lawsuit based on the failure to provide a warning that a product contains acrylamide.
New California Attorney General Rob Bonta has announced a settlement with U.S. EPA committing the federal agency to enhance its data reporting rule as it pertains to asbestos.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has again rebuked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its handling of the pesticide chlorpyrifos—ordering the agency to make a final decision on whether the pesticide can safely be used on food crops.
The Bayer Corporation has suffered two major setbacks in its ongoing defense of thousands of claims that its Roundup fungicide product is responsible for the cancer suffered by the plaintiffs.
Last August the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released a draft report that assessed the potential neurobehavioral effect of synthetic food dyes.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is seeking data from the public supporting the development of a no significant risk level (NSRL) for the pesticide 1,3-Dichloropropene (1,3-D).
The chemical industry has criticized the OEHHA's recent proposal to list perfluorooctanoic acid to list perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) as a carcinogen under Proposition 65, while environmental groups are supportive of the step.
The Department of Toxic Substances Control is investigating the possibility of listing hair straightening products as Priority Products (PPs) pursuant to its Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued water quality monitoring guidelines for four cyanotoxins that cause harmful algal blooms.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued proposed guidelines for the cancer risk posed by inhaling the chemical 1-bromopropane (1-BP).
Businesses are not required to provide a Proposition 65 warning for exposure to sulfur dioxide (SO2) in soy sauce, according to an interpretive guideline issued by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA).
U.S. EPA has announced that it is changing its policy for reviewing new per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances under TSCA's new chemical program. The result will be the likelihood that no such substance will be allowed to enter the U.S. market through the use of a low-volume exception (LVE).
U.S. EPA has released a list of 390 chemicals expected to lose their confidential status and that will move to the public portion of the Toxic Substances Control Act inventory.