California May Collect Certain Information from Businesses to Support Its New Proposition 65 Website
June 23, 2016
Authored by: Merrit Jones
California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has launched a website, www.P65Warnings.ca.gov, intended to provide both businesses and consumers with information regarding the requirements for Proposition 65 warnings.
The website provides information regarding listed chemicals, including when they were listed, the basis for listing, and whether they are listed as a carcinogen or as causing reproductive harm. The website also identifies products and places that require a specific Prop. 65 warning under the new regulations being considered by OEHHA, such as alcoholic beverages, furniture products, amusement parks, and dental offices. It provides the current language for the current Prop. 65 warning for those products as well as the newly proposed language. It also provides information about the types of listed chemicals likely to be found in those products, the likely routes and levels of exposure, and ways to reduce that exposure.
In order to develop information