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Prop. 65: California sues bounce house manufacturers over lead content

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

California Attorney General Jerry Brown (D) has sued nine manufacturers of vinyl bounce houses under the state’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop. 65), alleging failure to provide a lead and lead compounds exposure warning

Chemical exposure: New York enacts law banning children’s products with BPA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2010

New York Governor David Paterson (D) has signed the Bisphenol A-Free Children and Babies Act (S. 3296) that bans the sale of products containing bisphenol A (BPA) that are intended for children aged 3 years old or younger

TSCA: home builders challenge EPA lead rule

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

A homebuilders coalition has filed a petition for review challenging an EPA lead renovation, repair and painting rule issued May 6, 2010

EPCRA: EPA publishes guidance on reporting options

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

EPA has published guidance on reporting options under sections 311 and 312 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to- Know Act (EPCRA

EU Parliament adopts proposal to update food labels

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 25 2010

The European Parliament has adopted a proposal that would require food label updates throughout the European Union (EU), including a requirement that foods containing nanomaterials must specify that information with the word "nano" in the list of ingredients

Chemical exposure: report claims cosmetics contain hazardous chemicals

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2010

An Environmental Working Group report has claimed that popular brands of perfume and cologne contain numerous hazardous chemicals, many of which are not listed on labels

Toxic tort: pet owners sue flea and tick product manufacturers in putative class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2010

Seven pet owners have filed a putative class action against manufacturers of flea and tick products, seeking damages and a recall of the allegedly dangerous products

EPA announces initiative on pet flea and tick products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2010

EPA has announced that it will require new instructions and labeling for on-spot flea and tick products for pets after concluding a year-long product investigation

Hair product distributor settles California AG’s enforcement action over VOC content for $1.2 million

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2010

A hair product distributor has reportedly settled for $1.2 million an enforcement action brought by the California Attorney General’s (AG’s) office

Lead restrictions proposed in surface coatings

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2010

Health Canada has proposed to restrict the use of lead in surface coating materials for children's toys, furniture and other children's items to align Canada's restrictions on lead use with those in the United States