Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting, November 4, 2015

The Carcinogen Identification Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, in the Coastal Hearing Room of the California Environmental Protection Agency headquarters building located at 1001 I Street, Sacramento beginning at 10:00 am and continuing until all business is conducted or 5:00 pm. The October meeting agenda will be posted on the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) web site in advance of the meeting.

This meeting will be webcast: The URL for the webcast (not active until the day and time of the meeting) is:

Public comments will be limited to 5 minutes per commenter, except for those commenters who make requests by October 7, 2015, and receive approval from the Chair for longer comments.  If you would like to make public comments to the Committee exceeding 5 minutes, please provide an estimate of the time you will need and the reason you are requesting additional time, to the Proposition 65 mailbox or (916) 445‑6900 by 5:00 p.m. on October 7, 2015. 

If you have special accommodation or language needs, please contact the Proposition 65 Office at (916) 445-6900 or  TTY/TDD/Speech-to-Speech users may dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service.

The tentative agenda for this meeting is given below.  The order of items on the agenda is provided for general reference only.  The order in which items are taken up by the Committee is subject to change at the discretion of the Chair. 

  1. Welcome and Opening Remarks
  2. Consideration of Chemicals as Known to the State to Cause Cancer
  3. Diaminotoluenes:
  • Diaminotoluenes1
  • Diaminotoluene (mixed) (Reconsideration of the existing listing)
  • 2,3-Diaminotoluene
  • 2,5-Diaminotoluene
  • 2,6-Diaminotoluene
  • 3,4-Diaminotoluene
  • 3,5-Diaminotoluene
  • Staff presentation
  • Committee discussion
  • Public comments (see above for comments longer than 5 minutes)
  • Committee discussion and decision
  1. Nitrapyrin (Reconsideration of existing listing)
  • Staff presentation
  • Committee discussion
  • Public comments (see above for comments longer than 5 minutes)
  • Committee discussion and decision
  1. Staff Updates
  2. Chemical listings via the administrative listing mechanisms
  3. Proposition 65 litigation
  4. Summary of Committee Actions


1 The Committee may choose to list the group, or any of the individual chemicals named in this item.

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