Environmental Hazard Compliance in Sale of Goods: California's Prop 65 and Safer Consumer Products Act
Overcoming Compliance Hurdles for Manufacturers, Distributors, Retailers and Others in the Chain of Business
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to environmental, products liability and business counsel regarding products sold to California consumers on complying with Proposition 65 and the Safer Consumer Products Act. The panel will discuss recent changes to the regulations and offer best practices for regulatory compliance.
- Prop 65
- Latest developments/new regs
- What the changes mean for companies doing business in California
- Beech-Nut Corp. decision
- Safer Consumer Products regulations
- Best practices for compliance
- Prop 65
- Safer Consumer Products Act
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How have the Prop 65 warnings changed under the implementing regulations?
- What are the key steps for environmental, products liability or general counsel advising impacted clients to ensure compliance with Prop 65?
- What products are affected by the Safer Consumer Products regulations? What actions should legal advisors to manufacturers, retailers and distributors take to ensure compliance?
Melissa A. Jones
Ms. Jones regularly defends companies in litigation related to California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic... | Read More
Ms. Jones regularly defends companies in litigation related to California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Proposition 65) and Unfair Competition Law (172000) and advises companies on Prop 65 compliance. She leads the firm’s Prop 65 defense and compliance teams. Ms. Jones’ Prop 65 clients range from large retailers to vendors and manufacturers in a wide variety of industries. She also advises clients on California’s Safer Consumer Products Regulations and other California regulations.Close
Lauren M. Michals
Ms. Michals represents clients in single actions, complex litigation and multi-district litigation in state and federal... | Read More
Ms. Michals represents clients in single actions, complex litigation and multi-district litigation in state and federal court. She serves as local and national counsel in cases involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals, construction materials, asbestos-containing products and foods. Ms. Michals has extensive experience representing companies involved in California’s Proposition 65 matters including both preventive counseling and defense of claims brought by private enforcers, public interest groups and the state of California.Close
Belynda S. Reck
Ms. Reck’s practice focuses on environmental, product liability and complex business matters. She has... | Read More
Ms. Reck’s practice focuses on environmental, product liability and complex business matters. She has successfully represented both large international companies and small businesses in cases involving toxic tort, global warming, CERCLA, RCRA, and a variety of other statutes and common law. She has trial experience in both state and federal court and also has extensive experience resolving matters in both arbitration and mediation. In her practice, she has litigated environmental matters arising from a variety of facilities and operations.Close