Category Archives: California

California Publishes Q&A on New Prop 65 Warning Requirements

Last week, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) posted a new question and answer document on the new Proposition 65 Clear and Reasonable Warning regulations announced last year. The final rule, announced by OEHHA on September 2, 2016, will be effective on August 30, 2018. The new rules include requirements for what […]

Changes to California Prop 65 Warnings

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and the California Attorney General each adopted regulatory amendments to the Proposition 65 regulations at the close of August 2016. Under Prop 65, companies are required to warn consumers of potential exposure to substances which cause cancer or reproductive harm. The OEHHA amendments modify Article 6 […]

California DTSC Releases Safer Consumer Product Regulation Three-year Work Plan

On April 16, 2015, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released its three-year work plan for the Safer Consumer Products regulation. Even though electronics are often a target for substance restriction regulations, DTSC chose to focus on product categories that have a direct impact on consumers. The work plan outlines DTSC’s policy priorities […]

Changes to California Proposition 65: IPC has it Covered

In early January, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released proposed changes to the Proposition 65 Regulations. The proposed changes are expected to increase the burden of compliance on all companies doing business in California. The proposed regulations list 12 additional substances that companies are required to include on the warning label. One […]

California to Require Hazard Warnings on Products Containing Twelve Common Chemicals

Anyone who has ever been to California is familiar with the ubiquitous Proposition 65 signs, “WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.”  Applying to any product sold in the state of California, Proposition 65 traces origins to a 1986 voter initiative. […]

IPC Submits Comments on DTSC’s Safer Consumer Product Alternatives Regulation

On February 28, 2013, IPC submitted comments to the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) on its draft of Safer Consumer Product Alternatives Regulation. The draft regulation governs the chemical content and design of consumer products sold in California. In its comments, IPC supported DTSC’s decisions to: rename its list of Chemicals of Concern […]

IPC California Circuits Association and Orange County Chapter of the SMTA Golf Outing Information

Follow this link for information on the IPC/SMTA Southern California Golf Outing August 24, 2009. Sign up now!