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.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has set a public hearing and extended the public comment deadline for its proposed rule setting safe harbor warning language for cannabis smoke and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9-THC) under Proposition 65.
The Department of Toxic Substances Control has released the final version of its 2021-2023 Priority Product Work Plan that is the first step in identifying consumer products that it is considering naming as Priority Products (PPs) under the agency's Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program.
In January the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced that it intended to list vehicle tires containing zinc as a Priority Product (PP) pursuant to the Department's Safer Consumer Product (SCP) program.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed listing perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) as a carcinogen under Proposition 65 and has finalized the listing of molybdenum trioxide and indium tin oxide as carcinogens under Prop. 65.
OEHHA has formally listed molybdenum trioxide and indium tin oxide as carcinogens under Prop. 65 via the labor code mechanism.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed safe harbor warning language under Proposition 65 to guide businesses on properly warning consumers about exposures to cannabis smoke and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9-THC).
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is seeking data on a series of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as it prepares for its Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) and its Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) to consider listing them under Proposition 65.
District Court Enjoins Enforcement of Prop. 65 Acrylamide SuitsDistrict Court Enjoins Enforcement of Prop. 65 Acrylamide Suits
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California has issued a preliminary injunction against the filing of any new Proposition 65 lawsuit based on the failure to provide a warning that a product contains acrylamide.
On January 25, a Fresno County Superior Court judge ruled in American Chemistry Council. v. California Department of Toxic Substances Control that the Department of Toxic Substances Control failed to adequately comply with CEQA in its listing of spray polyurethane foam systems with unreacted methylene diphenyl diisocyanates (known as SPF Systems) as a Priority Product under the Department of Toxic Substances Control's Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program.
OEHHA's proposal to largely do away with the option of using a short-form warning to comply with Proposition 65 was vigorously attacked by business interests at a March 11 hearing.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has remanded a final rule adopted by the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) back to the Commission for a fix of two procedural errors involved in the rulemaking process.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released a notice of Proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would make several changes in the federal Hazardous Communications Standard (HCS).
On February 3 U.S. EPA announced the availability of the latest update to the TSCA Inventory.
The State Water Resources Control Board's (SWB's) Division of Drinking Water has requested the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) develop water quality monitoring recommendations for four cyanotoxins responsible for harmful algal blooms.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has released a draft of its update to its EnviroScreen tool used to determine California communities that suffer disproportionately from multiple sources of pollution.