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Federal Judge Enjoins California’s Proposition 65 Cancer Warning for Glyphosate As “Misleading”

By Richard P. Bress, Philip J. Perry, Andrew D. Prins, Ryan Baasch and Alexandra Shechtel On February 26, for the first time ever, a federal district court has enjoined a California Proposition 65 warning requirement on First Amendment grounds. Under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — colloquially known as “Proposition … Continue Reading

European Commission Publishes Chemicals Legislation Roadmaps

By Paul Davies and Alice Gunn The European Commission published two evaluation and fitness check roadmaps in May this year. These roadmaps will assist the Commission in assessing whether the current legislative framework for chemicals, including REACH, is fit-for-purpose and delivers as expected. Together with the ongoing evaluation of 24 EU Directives in the area … Continue Reading

Chemical Companies to Face Increased Obligations under REACH

By Michael Green and Glen Jeffries The recent judgment by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) clarified the definition of “article” under the REACH Regulation 2006 ((EC) No 1907/2006). REACH is a regulation that concerns the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals in the EU and REACH ensures that chemical manufacturers and suppliers that are … Continue Reading