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Its Go Time for the New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations

Today, August 30, 2018 ... marks the date that the 2016 amendments to the warning requirements of California Proposition 65 go into full effect. This brings to a close the two year phase-in period for the new "safe…

This is Not a Dream ... Agencies Actually are Reviewing the Cancer Risks of Night Shift Work (UPDATED)

** UPDATE 8/29/2018 ** NTP just released a draft report recommending that "frequent and long term night shift work ... that causes circadian disruption is known to be a human carcinogen " based on human studies. The…

Reach of Consumer Product Chemical Disclosures Set to Expand Significantly with Launch of New EU Database

The European Union (EU) is about to dramatically expand the reach of mandatory chemical disclosure requirements for consumer products. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced recently that it is preparing to…

California Proposition 65: Beware of Liability for Website Sales

Historically, the bulk of Prop 65 actions have come from plaintiff attorneys sending waves of people into retail stores in California to purchase and then test products for possible exposures to listed chemicals. This…

Science Transparency: Not a New Concept for EPA

"Science and the scientific process must inform and guide decisions ... The public must be able to trust the science and the scientific process informing public policy decisions." Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt…