New Prop 65 Amendments: Supply Chain Compliance Policies, Proposed Changes to Regulations, Industry Trends and Chemicals of Concern
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will address the recent amendments to Proposition 65, a/k/a the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 as well as new amendments on the horizon to the short form warning in particular. The ballot initiative relates to warnings for consumer goods and the supply chain. The panel will address the additional requirements instituted by the 2018 amendments and subsequent amendments, what disclosures are needed at the point of sale vs. upon shipment boxes on direct sales, and what new disclosures are needed on alcoholic beverages specifically. The panel will address best practices in reviewing clients' supply chains to meet compliance with the amendments.
- Overview of most recent Proposition 65 amendments
- Safe harbor exceptions
- Long-form, short form warnings
- Potential changes to the short form warnings
- Compliance and enforcement trends for industries, products and chemicals, including alcoholic beverages
- Impact of supply chain
- Creating Proposition 65 compliance for suppliers
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- How can counsel address vagaries in inter-supply chain information requests in achieving compliance?
- What are the best practices for suppliers when creating a clear Proposition 65 compliance policy?
- What are the Proposition 65 warnings that should be made at the point of sale with the onus on manufacturers to comply?
- How should the alcoholic beverage warnings be provided to consumers?
Anne Marie Ellis
Ms. Ellis regularly helps clients navigate compliance with California’s Proposition 65. She also consults with... | Read More
Ms. Ellis regularly helps clients navigate compliance with California’s Proposition 65. She also consults with clients on warranty issues arising under state and federal statutes. Ms. Ellis’ practice focuses on product liability, commercial litigation, regulatory compliance and client counseling. With extensive experience in complex litigation in both state and federal courts, including judicial council coordinated proceedings, multi-party litigation subject to case management orders, and multi-district litigation, Ms. Ellis has successfully defended cases of all sizes including catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. She also advises clients on a wide-range of discovery issues and procedures including e-discovery and trade secrets.Close
Michelle Corrigan Erikson
Ms. Erikson has over 20 years of experience in the areas of products liability, consumer products, children's... | Read More
Ms. Erikson has over 20 years of experience in the areas of products liability, consumer products, children's products and business litigation. She has successfully represented manufacturers and distributors of a wide range of products in litigation involving claims of personal injuries and property damages. Ms. Erikson has consulted with manufacturers of consumer products about their warning programs and preventative risk management strategies. She has also assisted companies with various issues involving product recalls, reporting requirements and communications with government agencies. She has a particular interest in issues facing manufacturers of juvenile and children's products and has comprehensive knowledge and understanding of federal and state laws and regulations affecting children's products, as well as standards adopted by ASTM International (ASTM) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI).Close