New Prop 65 Regulations have Been Approved

In August 2016 OEHHA finalized the new Prop 65 Warning regulations. In summary, there is new safe harbor language, a new website for consumers, and attempts to clarify liability as between manufacturers and retailers. The new regulations go into effect on August 30, 2018, new labels can however be used before that time. The language required by Read More

Amended Notice Regulations for Prop 65

OEHHA,  the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, has released yet another iteration of the “fair and reasonable” standard for Prop 65 warnings. This March draft contains numerous changes mostly minor changes to try to increase the clarity of the language. Originally in March of 2014, OEHHA issued a “pre-regulatory draft” of the regulations, and after Read More

Prop 65: Revisions to Proposed Regulations

By: Lee N. Smith California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) has released a new, revised version of the proposed Proposition 65 warning regulations apparently because they could not finish their rulemaking within one year, as required by law.  The delay was caused reportedly by problems that the Agency was having in reconciling the diverse views Read More