Intent to List: Ethylene Glycol - Additional Extension of Comment Period

On April 11, 2014, 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 2014, No. 15-Z) announcing its intent to list ethylene glycol as known to the State to cause reproductive toxicity under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.1

On May 9, 2014 OEHHA extended the public comment period to June 11, 2014. OEHHA has since received a request from the PET Resin Association seeking an additional extension of the comment period. OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period until 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

We encourage you to submit comments via e-mail, rather than in paper form. Comments transmitted by e-mail should be addressed to with “NOIL-Ethylene Glycol” in the subject line. Hard copy comments may be mailed, faxed, or delivered in person to the addresses below:

Mailing Address: Sam Delson
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
P.O. Box 4010, MS-19B
Sacramento, California 95812-4010
Fax: (916) 323-2265
Street Address: 1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814

Comments received during the public comment period will be posted on the OEHHA web site after the close of the comment period.

If you have any questions, please contact Sam Delson at or at (916) 445 6900.

1Commonly 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.

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