According to correspondence between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and DuPont, the manufacture of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) recently came to a halt – two years ahead of t... Read more
A chemical expert who created a method of transforming certain hazardous industrial wastes into lucrative manufacturing ingredients, only to have his idea stolen, was awarded a $192 million... Read more
We have written on the safety issues involving the chemical bisphenol A in previous issues of the Report. There has been a great deal of debate over how much of a threat BPA presents. Attorn... Read more
The $50 billion a year cosmetics industry is in for a battle royal. One side is led by companies like Procter & Gamble, Revlon, Unilever, Estee Lauder, and L’Oreal and their trade... Read more
Almost 6,000 claims have been filed in the class action settlement arising out of last year’s massive pet-food recall. As you will recall, Menu Foods, other pet-food makers and retaile... Read more
All children’s products must meet a new, tougher lead standard by February 10th, regardless of when they were made, according to a legal opinion released by the Consumer Product Safety... Read more
Two lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the people of Cameron, Missouri, a town hit by a series of brain tumors. Testing on environmental samples collected in Cameron revealed the presence... Read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed $138,500 in penalties for a company located in Cullman, Alabama for 31 safety and health violations. AAR Summa Technology, whic... Read more
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is blaming a fatal explosion at a West Virginia convenience store on a propane tank being located too close to the store building. Four people were killed and... Read more
We have previously written about Bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical used in consumer goods. BPA was the subject of a federal safety hearing on September 16th where new preliminary research sugg... Read more
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