Stradling is closely tracking the fast evolving laws related to supply chain sustainability and consumer disclosures. The best known example in this legal framework is California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, more widely known as Proposition 65, which imposes onerous end-product labeling obligations and steep penalties for non-compliance.

Chemical components found in a full range of goods and products, from aircraft frames to french-fries are increasingly regulated by individual states, the federal government, and in several foreign jurisdictions. It is now considered a best practice for manufacturers, converters and distributors to be aware of restricted and declarable substances in their products in order to avoid business continuity risks and penalties posed by these rapidly evolving regulations.