Untangling the Web: Approaches to CPSIA, Prop 65, and Other Federal, State, and Local Chemical Requirements
June 18, 2019 2 p.m. EDT
Retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers face a multi-front struggle to provide consumers with safe and compliant products. In the absence of comprehensive federal chemical management laws, states and localities have filled the remaining voids with a patchwork of requirements that are continually changing.
This discussion will highlight key chemical management product safety areas with significant federal, state, and local regulatory overlap, including the interplay between CPSIA (lead, phthalates, and ASTM F963), California’s Proposition 65, and the state children’s product reporting requirements. It will also offer triage strategies for compliance and assessing risk with the multi-jurisdictional requirements.
Our speaker, Will Troutman, is a partner in the Los Angeles office and the Head of Consumer Markets, U.S. for global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. He concentrates his practice on market access for the US and California, environmental disputes, and business and human rights. Mr. Troutman's expertise includes regulatory compliance for consumer products, food, cosmetics, and automotive parts; compliance and enforcement for chemicals and pesticides, including Proposition 65; Superfund and other environmental restrictions; and supply chain dynamics involving human rights and CSR issues.