California Proposition 65 against Carcinogenic Chemicals
On 28 October 2011, the flame retardant tris-(1,3-dichloro-
One year later, on 28 October 2012, TDCPP became subject to the ‘Clear and Reasonable Warning’ requirements under Prop 65 (3).
Since the beginning of 2013, SGS reported two Prop 65 settlements for flame retardants, including TDCPP, in
a. Polyurethane foam-cushioned pads for children and infants to lie on, such as rest mats
b. Foam-cushioned upholstered furniture (4)
Since the publication of Safeguards 177/13 (http://newsletter.sgs.com/
Highlights of the two new Prop 65 settlements for flame retardants TDCPP, TDBPP and TCEP are summarized below:
- Product: Changing pads – Reformulation:
- Product: Seat cushions containing polyurethane foam – Reformulation:
(1) Prop 65, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) (http://oehha.ca.gov/
(2) Prop 65 List Change Documents (http://oehha.ca.gov/
(3) Proposition 65 - Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986
(4) SGS SafeGuards No. 177/13 (http://newsletter.sgs.com/
About SGS Services for Toys & Juvenile Products
Throughout a global network of laboratories, SGS is able to provide a range of services, including analytical testing and consultancy, in consumer products for compliance with Prop 65 (http://www.sgs.com/
Please do not hesitate to contact the SGS experts for further information.
SGS Consumer Testing Services
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