Proposed Restrictions on Prop 65 Short-Form Warnings
EHS Daily Advisor
Changes to California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) short-form warning label regulations are expected soon. Once adopted, impacted industry will have one year to comply with the amendments.
Beech-Nut, Gerber Hit Back as 2nd Congressional Report Accuses More Baby Food Brands of 'A Lax Approach' Over Heavy Metals and 'Knowingly Harming Babies'
Seven months after releasing a report alleging “dangerous” levels of heavy metals in top baby food brands, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi's subcommittee on economic and consumer policy has released a follow-up report alleging that the industry “consistently cut corners and put profit over the health of babies and children.”
Secondhand Marijuana Smoke and Residue Exposure Risks in Homes and Buildings
Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure has long been recognized as a health concern for nonsmokers. With the increasing number of states that now allow medical marijuana and the growing list that also permit recreational marijuana use, secondhand marijuana smoke is also becoming a concern.
Notice of Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Perfluorononanoic Acid and Perfluorodecanoic Acid and Their Salts
OEHHA will convene a meeting of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) for possible listing of perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) and its salts, and perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and its salts, under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65).
Current Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Levels (NSRLs) Maximum Allowable Dose Levels (MADLs)
Safe harbor levels, which include No Significant Risk Levels (NSRLs) for cancer-causing chemicals and Maximum Allowable Dose Levels (MADLs) for chemicals causing reproductive toxicity, have been established for many of the chemicals listed under Proposition 65. Exposure levels and discharges to drinking water sources that are below the safe harbor levels are exempt from the requirements of Proposition 65.
Notice of Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS) and Its Salts and Transformation and Degradation Precursors
OEHHA will convene a meeting of the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) for possible listing of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and its salts and transformation and degradation precursors under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65).
Notice of Modifications to Proposed Text Cannabis (Marijuana) Smoke and Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta-9-THC) Exposure Warnings
OEHHA is providing notice of changes made to the proposed regulations, Title 27, California Code of Regulations, sections 25607.38 – 25607.47. These proposed regulations were originally the subject of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued on March 19, 2021.
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking New Subsection 25607.2(b) Warning Content for Acrylamide Exposure from Food
OEHHA proposes to add a new subsection to Article 6 of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations.