Prop 65

Amazon Ruling Impacts Prop 65 Issues

Amazon Ruling Impacts Prop 65 Issues

The 2020 Prop. 65 Clearinghouse conference marked another year of thought-provoking discussion on the current state of Proposition 65 regulations and litigation.  Although the Act is nearly 35 years old, trends in enforcement litigation and defenses are continuously...

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Prop 65 Coffee Litigation May Be Drawing To Close

Prop 65 Coffee Litigation May Be Drawing To Close

A new regulation taking effect today, October 1, 2019, may finally put an end to litigation as to whether California’s Proposition 65 warnings are required on coffee due to the presence of acrylamide.  The new regulation states: “Exposures to chemicals in coffee,...

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Small Business and Prop 65: Free Pass? Not So Fast

Small Business and Prop 65: Free Pass? Not So Fast

California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) has a major exception for small businesses: the law does not apply to businesses employing fewer than ten employees.  Such small businesses, however, should be cautious as traps abound for the unwary in the realm of Prop 65.  For...

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Prop 65 Proposals Take Aim At Cannabis Industry

Prop 65 Proposals Take Aim At Cannabis Industry

California’s Proposition 65 is, among other things, a consumer product labeling law.  Though there are exceptions to the rule, it is generally a safe bet that if a product contains one or more of approximately 900 chemicals known to the State of California to cause...

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Start Spreadin’ the News – Prop 65 To New York?

Start Spreadin’ the News – Prop 65 To New York?

With the announcement of New York’s 2020 budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced new “right-to-know” legislation regarding chemicals in certain products sold in the State of New York.  The legislation will extend New York’s existing right-to-know laws to cover...

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