Prop 65/Environmental Blog

In 1986, the California electorate overwhelmingly passed Proposition 65, formally known as “The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.”  In enacting Proposition 65, the electorate explicitly found that California state agencies had failed to protect Californians from hazardous chemicals that pose a serious potential threat to their health and well-being...
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posted on January 28, 2019
Peter Englander has issued new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as glass jars, vinyl journal covers, and string lights in California that contain chemicals known to the State to cause cancer and/or reproductive harm without the requisite health hazard warning.  Englander alleges that the companies’ products contain the phthalate chemical DEHP and/or the heavy metal lead, which are known to the State of California to cause birth defects... full text
posted on December 25, 2018
The Chanler Group would like to wish all its clients, readers, employees, and their families a safe and healthy holiday season and a happy new year! May the new year bring us all more laughter, love, joy, and good health! full text
posted on November 29, 2018
Laurence Vinocur has issued new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as paper clips, salt and pepper shakers, and vinyl journal covers in California that contain chemicals known to the State to cause cancer and/or reproductive harm without the requisite health hazard warning.  Vinocur alleges that the companies’ products contain the phthalate chemical DEHP and/or the heavy metal lead, which is known to the State of California to cause... full text
posted on November 21, 2018
However you spend this holiday, The Chanler Group wishes you a safe and healthy long weekend! full text
posted on November 9, 2018
H.I.S. has issued a recall of Self-Esteem brand girl's clothing sets with a gold leaf pendant necklace. The metal pendant on the necklace contains lead levels in excess of the federal lead content ban. The recalled clothing sets have style number PO#71160/LOT9 and the production date 10/2017 printed on a white label on the inside of the garment. They were originally sold at Burlington and Shopko stores nationwide from February 2018 through October 2018 in girls' sizes 4x-12x. Consumers... full text
posted on October 26, 2018
Laurence Vinocur has issued a dozen new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as gloves, vinyl stickers, and tool pouches in California that contain chemicals known to the State to cause cancer and/or reproductive harm without the requisite health hazard warning.  Vinocur alleges that the companies’ products contain the phthalate chemical DEHP and/or the heavy metal lead, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects and/... full text
posted on September 28, 2018
Laurence Vinocur has issued nearly a dozen new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as vinyl hoses, luggage tags, and portfolio cases in California that contain chemicals known to the State to cause cancer and/or reproductive harm without the requisite health hazard warning.  Vinocur alleges that the companies’ products contain the phthalate chemical DEHP, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects and/or other... full text
posted on September 7, 2018
Paints and coatings manufacturer Rust-Oleum has issued a recall of one-quart containers of black satin countertop coating with product number 263209 and batch code P7612D. The number and code are printed on the bottom of the can, which is silver and has a green and white label. The countertop coating contains lead levels in excess of the federal lead paint standard. Lead is a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and reproductive harm; additionally, lead is... full text
posted on August 29, 2018
Laurence Vinocur has issued nine new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as passport covers, gloves, and plant ties in California that contain chemicals known to the State to cause cancer and/or reproductive harm without the requisite health hazard warning.  Vinocur alleges that the companies’ products contain the phthalate chemical DEHP, which are known to the State of California to cause birth defects and/or other reproductive harm.... full text
posted on July 27, 2018
Laurence Vinocur has issued several new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as zipper pulls, padlocks, and vinyl stickers in California that contain chemicals known to the State to cause cancer and/or reproductive harm without the requisite health hazard warning.  Vinocur alleges that the companies’ products contain the phthalate chemical DEHP and/or the heavy metal lead, which are known to the State of California to cause birth defects... full text