California took steps to reduce the toxins found in furniture, mattresses and building supplies Thursday, when regulators announced they would pressure manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer that have long been used as fire retardants.

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  • California Updates Prop 65 Labeling Requirements
    Prop 65, the “Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is a unique consumer “right-to-know law”, which requires the state to maintain and update a list of chemicals known ... please send an email to together ...
    10/29/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Monsanto Stunned – California Confirms ‘Roundup’ Will Be Labeled “Cancer Causing”
    Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — usually referred to as Proposition 65, its original name — chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be listed and published by the state.
    09/14/2015 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • State Bill Seeks to Shine Light on Chemicals in Cleaning Products
    California is also in the process of implementing a broader law that aims to push manufacturers to remove the most toxic chemicals from consumer products.
    03/31/2015 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • California seeks to remove toxic chemicals from consumer goods
    California took steps to reduce the toxins found in children’s sleeping products and home and building supplies on Thursday, when regulators announced they would begin asking manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer and other illnesses.
    03/12/2014 - 5:04 pm | View Link
  • California Adopts New Furniture Flammability Standards; Hundreds of Companies Are Named in Prop 65 Lawsuits for Using Certain Flame Retardants
    The adoption of the amendments coincides with recent media coverage and publicity concerning chemical flame retardants, which involved the release of a documentary entitled, “Toxic Hot Seat ... Two other chemicals listed under Proposition 65 are ...
    01/16/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    12/8/2016 - 1:47 am | View Website
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  • Warnings and recalls for vitamins and dietary supplements
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    12/6/2016 - 11:25 pm | View Website
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