Prop. 65 Roundup - June 2023
Toxic VOCs released from consumer products
A new study by the Silent Spring Institute and the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States has exposed how much people come into contact with toxic ingredients in products, used at home and at work, that could harm their health. Findings from the analysis, published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, could help state and federal agencies strengthen chemical regulations and guide manufacturers in making safer products.
US States Cracking Down on Toxic Chemicals in Processed Food, Cosmetics
California and Washington are the latest states to attempt to fill gaps in public-health safeguards, thanks to a lack of federal protections against certain commonly used chemicals.
Updated No Significant Risk Level for Ethylene Oxide
The US Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is proposing to update the Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) for ethylene oxide by amending Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25705(b). The proposed updated NSRL for ethylene oxide is 0.058 micrograms per day.
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