OEHHA Amends Proposition 65 Clear and Reasonable Warnings
Under Proposition 65, businesses are required to provide “clear and reasonable” warning to the public before exposing them to a chemical on the list known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. The Office of Administrative Law recently approved the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) proposed changes to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings, of the California Code of Regulations to refine warning requirements. These changes are being made to create more effective communication methods and modernize the laws so that they more closely align with health-related research and progress. This action will repeal all current regulatory provisions of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations, Article 6 and replace them with the improved regulations.
The regulation will become effective August 30, 2018 to allow businesses sufficient time to adjust to new compliance requirements.