Background Materials for CIC Consultation on OEHHA Proposed Acrylamide Workplan

The Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) will discuss the proposed acrylamide workplan at its October 17, 2003 meeting. To assist the members in their deliberations and at the request of Dr. Thomas Mack, Chair of the CIC, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) assembled background materials related to the basis for the cancer listing of acrylamide, carcinogenicity reports on acrylamide published since the Proposition 65 cancer listing, viewpoints of some institutions concerning acrylamide in food, and other various studies related to acrylamide. The information provided to the CIC is available from the OEHHA web site in the download area below or by contacting the Proposition 65 Implementation Office at (916) 445-6900.