OEHHA Adopts Emergency Regulations for BPA Warnings

On April 18, 2016, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment adopted Proposition 65 emergency regulations governing safe harbor warnings for bisphenol A (BPA) in canned and bottled foods and beverages.  The emergency regulations, which pertain only to canned and bottled foods and beverages (and no other products) went into effect immediately upon OEHHA's adoption. GLO previously reported on OEHHA's emergency regulations.  In short, the regulations specify how manufacturers, producers, packagers, importers and distributors of canned and bottled foods and beverages may discharge their obligation to provide warnings for exposures to BPA in those products.  To take advantage of the protection afforded by…

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