Tag: Lead

Prop 65 Update- Lead in Brass Door Handles

Last month, I blogged about lead in brass handrails as a potential new Prop 65 trend.  The same plaintiff who issued the Proposition 65 notices concerning brass in handrails at amusement parks (the Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation) has just issued another similar notice.  This time, the notice alleges that a large restaurant chain exposed California consumers … Continue Reading

Alleged Lead in Brass Hand Rails: Emerging Prop 65 Trend?

Several experienced Proposition 65 plaintiffs filed a high-profile Proposition 65 lawsuit in October regarding alleged lead at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure.  The lawsuit alleged that various locations in Disneyland and California Adventure contain leaded brass, including hand rails, chains and line dividers, and various items that children are encouraged to play with (such as … Continue Reading

New CA Law Impacts Companies That Had Entered Into the Lead-in-Jewelry Consent Judgment

Governor Brown signed into law new legislation (SB 646-Pauley) that ends what has been described as a dual track system for enforcing California’s Lead Containing Jewelry Law (Health and Safety Codes Section 25214.1-25214.4.2).  The law, which regulates the levels of lead in jewelry, also contained an exemption for retailers that had joined a settlement in … Continue Reading
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