Warning — California proposes major changes for Proposition 65 warnings: take part in the process
By George Gigounas and Christian A Orozco
The California agency that implements Proposition 65 — perhaps the nation’s highest-profile consumer product toxics law — has proposed far-reaching changes to the now familiar warnings required under that statute.
California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) would radically revamp Proposition 65 (the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986) to require warnings that specifically identify key toxic chemicals, hyperlink to OEHHA information and use more forceful language that differs for food versus other consumer products.
All food and consumer product businesses doing business in California are well advised to track the progress of these proposals and plan carefully for their implementation…
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