Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for Chlorothalonil in Certain Foods

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On October 27, 2017, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s (Cal/EPA) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) published a notice in the California Regulatory Notice Register (Register 2017, No. 43-Z) announcing the acceptance of a request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for chlorothalonil in certain foods resulting from pesticidal use of the chemical and opportunity for public comment, under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.[1]

The October 27 notice initiated a 30‑day public comment period that was scheduled to close on November 27, 2017.  OEHHA has received a request from California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation seeking an extension of the comment period.  OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period until 5 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017.

Comments on the acceptance of a request for a SUD for chlorothalonil in certain foods resulting from pesticidal use of the chemical may be submitted electronically through our website at https://oehha.ca.gov/comments. Comments submitted in paper form can be mailed, faxed, or delivered in person to the address below.

Mailing Address:   
Michelle Ramirez
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
P.O. Box 4010, MS-12B
Sacramento, California 95812-4010

      Street Address:  
      1001 I Street
      Sacramento, California 95814

      Fax:   (916) 323-2265

Comments received during the public comment period will be posted on the OEHHA website after the close of the comment period. Electronic files submitted should not have any form of encryption because OEHHA is subject to the California Public Records Act and other laws that require the release of certain information upon request. If you provide comments, please be aware that your name, address and e-mail may be available to third parties.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Ramirez at Michelle.Ramirez@OEHHA.ca.gov or (916) 445-6900.

Footnotes and References

[1] Commonly known as Proposition 65, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 is codified in Health and Safety Code section 25249.5 et seq.