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David Ashdown is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles office focusing his practice on complex product liability and toxic tort litigation in relation to catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. He is actively involved in all ...
On March 19, 2021, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) announced that it intends to list perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) as a chemical known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (“Proposition 65”). For several years now PFOA has been included on the Prop. 65 list as a chemical known to cause reproductive toxicity, but this proposed change would list PFOA as a chemical “known to cause cancer.”
The change in language means that any ...
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