May 24, 2006 Meeting of the Science Advisory Board’s Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant (DART) Identification Committee - Environmental Tobacco Smoke

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The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is the lead agency for the implementation of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65).

The Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant (DART) Identification Committee of OEHHA’s Science Advisory Board identifies chemicals for addition to the list of chemicals known to the State to cause reproductive toxicity, which is mandated by Health and Safety Code Section 25249.8. The Committee serves as the “State’s qualified experts” for determining whether a chemical has been clearly shown, through scientifically valid testing according to generally accepted principles, to cause reproductive toxicity.

A public meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 at the California Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters Building, Coastal Hearing Room, at 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until all business has been conducted, or 4:00 p.m. The tentative agenda for this meeting is as follows.

I. WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

II. CONSIDERATION OF CHEMICAL AS KNOWN TO THE STATE TO CAUSE REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY

A. Environmental Tobacco Smoke

  • Staff presentation
  • Committee discussion
  • Public comments
  • Committee discussion and decision

III. UPDATES

  • Status of various Proposition 65 activities

IV. SUMMARY OF COMMITTEE ACTIONS