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State Must Reconsider Approval of Rodenticide, Appellate Court Rules

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) issued a flawed environmental analysis of its decision to allow continued use of the rodenticide diphacinone, a state appellate court has ruled in an unpublished opinion.

State Water Board Sets Monitoring Levels for PFHxS

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWB) has adopted its first ever water quality monitoring standards for perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS), which is a part of the larger class of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

Appeals Court Upholds OEHHA's Coffee Regulation

The 2nd District Court of Appeal has upheld a 2019 regulation by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) finding that drinking coffee containing acrylamide and other listed Proposition 65 carcinogens, creates no significant risk of cancer.

Prop. 65 60-Day Notices Roundup and Analysis: September 2022

In the month of September, there were a total of 326 60-day notices of violation filed with the California Attorney General's office.

Governor Signs Bills Concerning Toxics, Hazardous Materials and Safer Consumer Products

There was a flurry of legislative activity in the final weeks of the 2021-2022 legislative session. Although there were no specific legislation concerning Proposition 65, the Governor approved several bills on toxics, hazardous materials and safer consumer products.

EPA Clarifies TRI "Parent Company" Definition for TRI Reporting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule to codify the definition of "parent company" for Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting purposes. The final rule makes minor changes in in the proposed rule issued in September 2021.

OEHHA Adopts Final Safe Harbor Rule for Cannabis Smoke and Delta-9-THC

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has adopted its safe harbor for cannabis smoke and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol warning regulations (delta-9-THC) under Proposition 65.

OEHHA Finalizes Alternative Safe Harbor for Glyphosate as EPA Withdraws Its Interim Registration

On September 8, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment finalized a Proposition 65 safe harbor warning covering exposure to the herbicide glyphosate.

CEH Sues Purveyors of Socks Containing BPA for Prop. 65 Violations

The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has sued 85 manufacturers and other purveyors of socks for allegedly violating Proposition 65.

FYI Column: October 2022

Here is a roundup of recent news articles that may be of interest to Prop. 65 Clearinghouse readers.

FYI Column: September 2022

Here is a roundup of recent news articles that may be of interest to Prop. 65 Clearinghouse readers.

EPA Revises Risk Evaluations for Eight of the First Ten TSCA Chemicals

Over the last few months U.S. EPA has issued final or proposed rulemakings revising its risk evaluations for eight of the initial ten chemicals subject to analysis pursuant to the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

OEHHA Proposes Listing Antimony (Trivalent Compounds) Under Prop. 65

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed listing antimony (trivalent compounds) as a carcinogen under Proposition 65 Labor Code listing mechanism.

DARTIC Meeting Will Discuss Zebrafish Testing and Will Make No Listing Decisions

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced an October 18 meeting of its Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity Identification Committee (DARTIC).

Prop. 65 60-Day Notices Roundup and Analysis: July 2022

onth of July, there were a total of 302 60-day notices of violation filed with the California Attorney General's office.

Prop. 65 60-Day Notices Roundup and Analysis: August 2022

In the month of August, there were a total of 299 60-day notices of violation filed with the California Attorney General's office.

CIC Meeting Will Consider Listing BPA as a Carcinogen

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has announced a December 14 meeting of its Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC).

OEHHA Issues Updated List of Banned Art and Craft Materials in Schools

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has updated its list of art and craft materials that schools must avoid purchasing.

Prop. 65 60-Day Notices Roundup and Analysis: June 2022

In the month of June, there were a total of 317 60-day notices of violation filed with the California Attorney General's office.

FYI Column: August 2022

Here is a roundup of recent news articles that may be of interest to Prop. 65 Clearinghouse readers.