Tag: Notice of Violation

First Prop 65 Notice of Violation Issued Regarding 4-MEI in Soft Drinks

A Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”) plaintiff has issued the first 60-Day Notice of Violation concerning 4-Methylimidazole (4-MEI).  4-MEI, a chemical compound used to make certain products, is one of the over 850 chemicals on California’s Prop 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm.  4-MEI was placed on the Prop 65 list in … Continue Reading

California AG sends new letter to Prop 65 plaintiffs’ bar

Yesterday the California Attorney General’s office sent a letter to the Proposition 65 plaintiffs’ bar regarding the use of releases in Proposition 65 cases.  The AG’s letter noted that it is concerned about releases in Prop 65 cases that have been given “in the public interest.”  The letter noted that these releases are typically problematic when they attempt … Continue Reading

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
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