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New York Further Delays Enforcement of Cleaning Product Disclosure Program

USA - June 17 2019 The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) announced last week that it will not begin enforcement of the Household Cleansing…

Prop 65 Warning Exemption Approved for Coffee

USA - June 4 2019 Coffee drinkers of the world rejoice! California’s Office of Administrative Law (OAL) has signed off on a proposed rule that exempts coffee from the…

More Tinkering at the Edges of Prop 65

USA - May 15 2019 The California Assembly passed a bill (AB 1123) earlier this month that would require litigants in private Proposition 65 enforcement actions to…

California Clarifies Scope of Prop 65 Listing for Soluble Nickel Compounds

USA - May 9 2019 California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has issued an important clarification of the scope of last year’s listing of…

EPA Punts on Meaningful Revisions to TSCA Reporting of Recycled Byproducts

USA - May 1 2019 In 2017, at the direction of a provision in the 2016 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which fundamentally reformed the…

EPA Proposes Changes to Key Chemical Data Reporting Rule

USA - April 12 2019 The U.S. EPA announced today proposed amendments to the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule with an aim “to better support Agency data collection…

EPA Issues First Set of Priority Chemicals for TSCA Risk Assessment

USA - March 20 2019 Earlier today, US EPA released the inaugural draft list of 20 “high priority” and 20 “low priority” chemicals for risk evaluation purposes as required…

California Prop 65 Coffee Regulation: A Modest Re-Brew

USA - March 15 2019 The anticipated issuance of a final Proposition 65 exemption for chemicals, such as acrylamide, “created by and inherent in the processes of roasting…

Pesticide Enforcement Alert: EPA Targeting On-Line Sales

USA - March 5 2019 Consistent with consumer trends and the ever-increasing role of internet sales, U.S. EPA is targeting on-line pesticide sales as an enforcement…

Updated TSCA Inventory Identifies “Active” Chemicals in Commerce

USA - February 20 2019 EPA has released the updated TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory, with, for the first time, “active” and “inactive” designations as required by the…