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The mission of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is to protect and enhance public health and the environment by scientific evaluation of risks posed by hazardous substances.

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Aug 12, 2016: Notice of Availability of Hazard Identification Materials to Support Reconsideration of Listing: Chloroform and Announcement of a Meeting of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee
Public review of a hazard identification document to support the reconsideration of chloroform as a chemical listed in 2009 under Proposition 65 as known to cause reproductive toxicity.  OEHHA is bringing chloroform to the DARTIC because the federal regulations that affect the basis for the listing have changed.
Jul 29, 2016: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Announcement of Public Hearing Amendment to Section 25603.3, Title 27, California Code of Regulations, Warnings for Exposures to Bisphenol A from Canned and Bottled Foods and Beverages
This proposed action will continue to allow the temporary use of point-of-sale warning messages for BPA exposures from canned and bottled foods and beverages until warnings can be placed on newly manufactured cans and/or BPA is removed from the linings, until December 30, 2017.
Jul 28, 2016: Free Training for Healthcare Providers
Courses are available on-line or on-site. Each course is approximately one hour, and continuing education credits may be provided.  Courses are available in English and Spanish.