Announcement of the second public comment period on the draft Public Health Goal (PHG) for antimony in drinking water. The draft PHG would revise the PHG from 20 ppb to 1 ppb.
OEHHA performs major risk assessment and hazard evaluation activities relating to chemical contaminants in drinking water. These activities include developing health advisories, Public Health Goals for chemical substances in drinking water, Notification Levels, and providing toxicological assistance for chemical monitoring activities for the drinking water supply. The program also provides education to the public and other governmental agencies on drinking water contamination and drinking water regulatory standards development.