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EU Proposes Ban on PFAS in Most Products

The European Union (“EU”) is preparing to adopt the world’s most sweeping ban on per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”), including with respect to the presence of the so-called “forever substances” in…

The California Prop 65 Acrylamide Saga Continues

Before the close of 2022, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) officially finalized two big acrylamide regulations under the state’s Proposition 65 program. First, after nearly three…

Comments Due Soon on EPA Proposed Rule to Eliminate De Minimis Exemption for PFAS Reporting under the Toxic Release Inventory Program

Comments are due February 3 rd on EPA’s proposed (and much anticipated ) rule to eliminate use of the de minimis exemption for reporting on per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) under the Toxic Release…

California Requires New Cookware Chemical Labeling Requirements by January 1st

Cookware sold in California will be required to have chemical ingredient information disclosed on the product website by the new year. While part of a wave of legislation focused on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances…

New Study Identifies Over 57,000 Sites "Presumptively Contaminated" with PFAS

A new paper from Northeastern University’s PFAS Project Lab and researchers from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) reaches the sobering conclusion that over 57,000 sites in the U.S. have…