Attorney General Bonta Warns Companies of Responsibility to Disclose Presence of Dangerous PFAS

LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued an enforcement advisory letter to manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of food packaging and cookware, alerting them to their obligations under Assembly Bill 1200 (AB 1200). AB 1200 is a recently enacted statute that restricts the presence of PFAS in food packaging and imposes labeling disclosure requirements for cookware. Attorney General Bonta also issued a consumer alert with tips for reducing PFAS exposures. Commonly referred to as “forever chemicals,” PFAS are a class of thousands of toxic chemicals that are widely used in consumer products — including food packaging, cookware, clothing, carpets, shoes, fabrics, polishes, waxes, paints, and cleaning products. Read more.