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The Caramel Case: Federal Preemption Would Be Sweet, Prop 65 The Sundae

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The federal/state regulatory disconnects under California’s Prop 65 – a priority target in the cosmetics industry’s preemption explorations on Capitol Hill – are distinctly embodied by caramel, a color additive approved by FDA that nevertheless may require warnings on products sold in the Golden State.


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