Furniture Is Now Under Fire In Prop 65 Reform

Law360, New York (May 29, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT) -- Over 25 years ago, voters in the state of California approved the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, a ballot initiative commonly known as Proposition 65.[1] At the time, the initiative was described as an environmental protection law, aimed mostly at preventing the discharge or release of known chemical carcinogens and reproductive toxicants that could contaminate sources of drinking water. Since then, the statute has become known more for creating new product liability standards affecting a range of consumer goods in which small...
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