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Industry Victory in Prop 65 Appeal: Exposure Averaging Upheld

Posted in Food and Drug, Litigation, Product Safety
A California appeals court has affirmed a trial court ruling that averaging exposure to reproductive toxicants over a relevant “window of susceptability” time period specific to the chemical, and across product lots, was appropriate in a Proposition 65 case involving lead in baby and toddler  foods.  Environmental Law Foundation v. Beech-Nut Corp., (A129831, Alameda County… Continue Reading

Green Chemistry – The State of the States

Posted in Product Safety
For the consumer products industry, there is little question that state green chemistry laws are becoming increasingly complex and challenging. Laws are in place from California to Maine, and proposals are bubbling up around the country. States as diverse as Connecticut, New York, Florida, Oregon, and even Mississippi are considering their own green chemistry laws.… Continue Reading

Not-So-Voluntary Standards? SCOTUS Considers Constitutional Concerns About Key Regulatory Tool, Public-Private Development Process

Posted in Product Safety
The Supreme Court heard a case earlier this month that could have a big impact on businesses in many areas regulated by federal agencies that use voluntary standards. In U.S. Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads, the Supreme Court is considering a D.C. Circuit decision that invalidated a law that gives Amtrak a… Continue Reading
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