Proposition 65: Know About California’s Supply Chain Risk Regulation

Product Id : FDA366
Instructor : Travis Miller
Aug 21, 2019 1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes


California Governor Jerry Brown in May 2013 issued principles for reforming Proposition 65. These new regulations became effective on August 30, 2018. Under these new regulations, a majority of the burden falls on suppliers and distributors. The most important changes focuses on the timing of the warning and the warning application for internet and catalog sales.

California Proposition 65, more popularly known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, requires businesses to notify people of California about significant amounts of known chemicals that cause cancer or lead to birth defects, or other reproductive harm caused by the products they purchase, in their homes or workplaces or that are released into the environment via warning labels.

Where products are in violation of the regulation, all the parties involved in the chain of distribution—distributors, suppliers and end buyers are  liable financially. Knowledge of these requirements and subsequent effective supply chain communication are key to meeting the potential Proposition 65 challenges.

Join expert speaker Travis Miller, international trade and compliance attorney for a live webinar where he will provide a background on Proposition 65 and discuss updates to the labeling requirements. The program will describe how the industry has adapted to manage these requirements, and offer best practices for effective supply chain risk management.

Session Highlights:

  • Implications and requirements of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65)
  • Due diligence review, materials assessment, disclosure and labeling requirements that companies must meet in order to sell goods in California
  • Best practices for managing Proposition 65 risk, includes :
    • Obligations the law places on business-to-consumer and business-to-business transactions
    • Safe harbor levels
    • Public and private enforcement actions
    • Liability mitigation strategies that should be in place to protect a company

Also Includes:

  • Live Q&A session with speaker
  • Slide deck
  • Proposition 65 handout
  • Certificate of attendance

Who Will Benefit:

  • Supply chain management personnel
  • Legal professionals
  • Regulatory compliance officers
  • Distribution managers
  • Logistics managers
  • Toxicologists
  • Sales personnel
Speaker Profile:

Travis Miller is an international trade and compliance attorney specializing in ITAR/EAR/sanctions; global anti-bribery, anti-corruption; human trafficking and slavery; code of conduct; environmental, health and safety regulations; product stewardship; and corporate social responsibility. He manages Assent’s worldwide legal activities, such as advising the board of directors on legal matters and overseeing corporate compliance, governance initiatives and other commercial transactions. Travis provides legal support and insight to every team at the company, from sales to services, and partner organizations.

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