Final Statement of Reasons - No Significant Risk Levels and No Observable Effect Levels

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The purpose of these regulations is to provide some "safe harbor" levels and methodologies, and criteria for exposure assessment, which will assist persons in making certain that their discharges, releases or exposures pose no significant risk or would have no observable effect within the meaning of the Act. Article 7, commencing at section 12701, addresses the determination of whether exposures to carcinogens listed under the Act pose no significant risk within the meaning of the Act. Article 8, commencing at section 12801, addresses the determination of whether exposure to listed reproductive toxins would produce no observable effect within the meaning of the Act.