Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

Risk Assessment

Announcement of a Public Comment Period for the Final Draft on the Child-Specific Reference Dose (chRD) for Chlorpyrifos for Use in Assessing Health Risks at Existing and Proposed School Sites
[02/04/10]

Follow this link to download the Final Draft on the Child-Specific Reference Dose (chRD) for Chlorpyrifos for Use in Assessing Health Risks at Existing and Proposed School Sites

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) of the California Environmental Protection Agency is making available the final draft report, “Development of Health Criteria for School Site Risk Assessment Pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 901(g): PROPOSED CHILD-SPECIFIC REFERENCE DOSE (chRD) FOR SCHOOL SITE RISK ASSESSMENT, CHLORPYRIFOS,” on February 5, 2010. Section 901(g) requires OEHHA evaluate and publish, as appropriate, numerical health guidance values or chRDs for those chemicals that would be encountered at school sites and adversely impact school children. This final public review and comment period follows the requirements set forth in Health and Safety Code Section 57003 for receiving public input. OEHHA has evaluated comments from interested parties in developing the final draft document. The comment period will end on March 8, 2010. Comments received by that date will be considered in revision of the document.

This report is available to the public via the OEHHA Web site at http://www.oehha.ca.gov/public_info/public/kids/chrds.html

If you would like to receive further information on this announcement or have questions, please contact our office at (916) 324-2829 or the address below. Written requests or comments should be addressed to:

Mr. Leon Surgeon
Integrated Risk Assessment Branch
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
P.O. Box 4010, MS-12B 1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95812-4010
FAX: (916) 322-9705

 
 
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