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OEHHA Adds Aloe Vera, Non-Decolorized Whole Leaf Extract and Goldenseal Root Powder to List of Cancer-Causing Chemicals Under California Prop 65

December 2015
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December 2015 Client Alert

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that effective December 4, 2015, “Aloe vera, non-decolorized whole leaf extract and Goldenseal root powder” will be added to the list of chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer for purposes of California’s Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”). According to OEHHA, “Aloe vera, non-decolorized whole leaf extract consists of the liquid portion of the Aloe vera leaf and is a natural constituent of the Aloe barbadensis Millerplant.” OEHHA also specifies that “Goldenseal root powder is a natural constituent of the goldenseal plant (Hydrastis Canadensis)”. Read the Client Alert here.

This Client Alert has been prepared by Tucker Ellis LLP for the use of our clients. Although prepared by professionals, it should not be used as a substitute for legal counseling in specific situations. Readers should not act upon the information contained herein without professional guidance.

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