Prop 65 Revisions: Liability Allocation, New Safe Harbor Warning, Internet Warnings
Compliance Challenges for Manufacturers, Distributors, Retailers and Others in the Chain of Business
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide 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.
- Changes to Prop 65
- Liability allocation
- Safe harbor warnings
- Internet warnings
- Implications of those changes for companies
- Best practices for compliance
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- How do the Prop 65 revisions change the warning requirements?
- What products are impacted by the Prop 65 regulations?
- What are the critical steps for environmental, products liability or general counsel advising clients to ensure compliance with Prop 65?
Mike K. Easter, J.D., CHMM
Mr. Easter provides toxicology and risk assessment support. He has been involved with Proposition 65 since its... | Read More
Mr. Easter provides toxicology and risk assessment support. He has been involved with Proposition 65 since its inception and assists clients with Proposition 65 compliance and litigation defense, including one of the few Proposition 65 cases reaching the Court of Appeals, DiPirro v. Bondo. Mr. Easter has represented clients who have successfully obtained Safe Use Determinations for crystalline silica in pet litter, and for di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) in vinyl flooring products, PVC roofing membrane, and modular vinyl carpet tiles.Close
Christopher (Smitty) Smith
Steptoe & Johnson
Mr. Smith practices regulatory compliance and litigation as it relates to environmental matters. He concentrates on... | Read More
Mr. Smith practices regulatory compliance and litigation as it relates to environmental matters. He concentrates on complex environmental and mass tort litigation and regulatory matters, and a variety of commercial disputes. Mr. Smith regularly prosecutes and defends claims under federal and state environmental statutory schemes, including CERCLA, California’s Hazardous Substances Account Act, the RCRA, the CWA, FIFRA, and California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.Close