Comment period on the proposed action to 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.
Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. The proposition protects the state's drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to inform Californians about exposures to such chemicals.
Proposition 65 requires the state to maintain and update a list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
Public review of a hazard identification document to support the reconsideration of chloroform as a chemical listed under Proposition 65 as known to cause reproductive toxicity.
This is a 45-day public comment period on five chemicals or chemical groups to be discussed at the November 2016 meeting of the Proposition 65 Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC).
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