Prop 65: Proposed Update to Warning Regulations
(June 2014)

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is evaluating a possible regulatory action to amend the existing regulation governing Proposition 65 warnings. OEHHA’s intent is to improve the quality of Proposition 65 warnings and provide better flexibility and certainty for businesses. The potential draft regulations are in discussion, and OEHHA is reviewing public comments before making a decision on formal regulatory proceedings.

Timeline of events
July 30, 2013 – Initial workshop to discuss potential amendments to existing Proposition 65 warning regulations.
March 7, 2014 - OEHHA released a pre-regulatory draft proposal
On April 14, 2014, OEHHA held a public workshop to discuss the pre-regulatory draft proposal amending the existing Proposition 65 warning regulations.
June 13, 2014 – Public comment period closed.
Currently - OEHHA is reviewing comments and is currently in review.

After reviewing comments, OEHHA will determine if it will proceed to propose a formal regulation.

More Information
Potential draft regulation
Draft initial statement of reasons
Side-by-side comparison of existing and draft regulations
OEHHA Proposition 65 warning fact sheet
Contact TSG

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