Notice of Rulemaking Title 27, California Code of Regulations, Section 25805 Specific Regulatory Levels of Chemicals Causing Reproductive Toxicity: Acrylamide

On February 26, 2010, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announcing the proposed adoption of the Maximum Allowable Dose Level (MADL) for acrylamide and amendment to Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25805 (27 Cal. Code Regs., section 25805).  A 45‑day public comment period was commenced from the publication of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on February 26, 2010 until April 27, 2010.  The Notice also stated that a public hearing would be held on request.  No such request was received and no written comments were received.  The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the adoption of the MADL for acrylamide and the amendment to 27 Cal Code Regs., section 25805 on March 30, 2011 and the regulation was filed with the Secretary of State the same day.  The amendment will become effective April 29, 2011.  OEHHA announces the availability of the regulatory text and the supporting rulemaking documents.