Prop 65 Round-Up - March 2023
Compliance Urged with California PFAS Cookware Law Amid Enforcement Void
Industry attorneys are advising cookware manufacturers to strive to comply with a new California law requiring products containing intentionally added per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and other toxic chemicals to be labeled as such, despite evidence that the state currently lacks any efforts to enforce the requirements.
Environmental Health Advocates Say Sephora Should Have Warning Label for Titanium Dioxide in Makeup
Northern California Record
A new lawsuit over alleged mislabeling accuses Sephora, a leading cosmetics manufacturer, of not telling customers that its powdered face makeup contains titanium dioxide and lacks a warning label allegedly required by California's Proposition 65.
Notice of Intent to List Chemicals by the Labor Code Mechanism: 1,1,1-Trichloroethane and Leucomalachite Green
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list 1,1,1-trichloroethane (CAS RN 71-55-6) and leucomalachite green (CAS RN 129-73-7), as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65). This action is being proposed pursuant to the “Labor Code” listing mechanism. OEHHA has determined that these substances meet the criteria for listing by this mechanism.
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