Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know

What You Need To Know About Changes To California’s Prop 65

Green Entrepreneur

A new and notable change is on the cannabis horizon, and it will affect a wide swath of cannabis and CBD products.

Beginning January 3, 2021, the sweeping labeling requirements of California’s Proposition 65 will apply more broadly to cannabis and CBD products.

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California Court Rules Against Prop 65 Warning Labels for Glyphosate

EHS Daily Advisor

Summary judgment was granted to the Plaintiffs in National Association of Wheat Growers et. al. v. Becerra on June 22, 2020, by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

A permanent injunction was entered against enforcing the requirement of including a Proposition 65 (Prop 65) warning label on pesticides containing glyphosate. Prop 65 challenges are rarely successful, so this is a big win for the pesticide industry, as it has nationwide impact for any company selling products containing glyphosate in California.

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OEHHA Notices

Notice of Adoption of Cancer Inhalation Unit Risk Factor for p-Chloro-α,α,α-Trifluorotoluene

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adopting a new cancer inhalation unit risk (IUR) and slope factor for p-Chloro-α,α,α-Trifluorotoluene (p-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF, CAS No. 98-56-6) for use in the Air Toxics Hot Spots Program. IURs are used to estimate lifetime cancer risks associated with inhalation exposure to a carcinogen.

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Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Adoption to Section 25505 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to amend Title 27, California Code of Regulations, by adopting Section 25505 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods.[1] Some chemicals on the Proposition 65 list that are found in food are formed by the cooking or heat processing of the food. The presence of these chemicals can be unavoidable, but levels can be reduced in many circumstances.

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