Prop 65 Trace Contaminant Draft Rule Goes Over Like Lead Balloon
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Industry groups suggest California's proposal to lower Prop 65’s safe harbor for lead would increase litigation, consumer confusion and lead levels in products sold in the state. Stakeholders question the science behind the proposal and the timeframe allotted to consider the "highly technical" material.
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