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Status of chemicals considered by OEHHA for addition to the Proposition 65 list under the authoritative bodies mechanism.
Notice of proposed rulemaking regarding specific regulatory levels posing no significant risk: bromochloroacetic acid.
Vinylidene Chloride (1,1-dichloroethylene) Listed Effective December 29, 2017 as Known to the State of California to Cause Cancer via the Labor Code (LC) mechanism.
Notice of proposed rulemaking regarding specific regulatory levels posing no significant risk: bromodichloroacetic acid.
Both chemicals were considered by the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) in its official capacity as the “state’s qualified experts” at a public meeting held on November 29, 2017.
Chlorpyrifos and n-Hexane will be added to the Proposition 65 list.
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is the lead agency for the implementation of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement
The committee considered coumarin for listing as known to the state to cause cancer.
The amendments were approved by the Office of Administrative Law on November 20, 2017 and will become operative on August 30, 2018
Amendments were approved and will become operative on August 30, 2018.
These amendments incorporate 2016 amendments to the federal Toxic Substances Control Act and make other non-substantive changes.
OEHHA has received a request from California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation seeking an extension of the comment period for a SUD for chlorothalonil in certain foods. OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period until 5 p.m., Monday, December 18, 2017 for the materials on chlorothalonil.
The Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) of OEHHA’s Science Advisory Board will be considering Chlorpyrifos and n-hexane for possible listing at its next meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
PFOS and PFOA added to Proposition 65 list based on formal identification by the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), an authoritative body, that the chemicals cause reproductive toxicity.
This Safe Use Determination (SUD) request is limited to exposures to chlorothalonil from consumption of certain foods. Exposure to other listed substances, if any, which may be present in these foods will not be reviewed by OEHHA in the context of this request.
N,N-Dimethylformamide, 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole, and Tetrabromobisphenol A Listed Effective October 27, 2017 as Known to the State of California to Cause Cancer via the Labor Code (LC) mechanism.
OEHHA has received a request from Dow Agrosciences LLC seeking an extension of the comment period for the Hazard Identification Materials for chlorpyrifos. OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period until 5 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2017 for the materials on chlorpyrifos.
The office is concurrently providing notice of its intent to list vinylidene chloride as known to cause cancer for purposes of Proposition 65. In the event OEHHA does not list the chemical, this rulemaking will be withdrawn.
OEHHA intends to list the chemical identified in the table below as known to the state to cause cancer. OEHHA is providing this opportunity to comment as to whether the chemical identified above meets the requirements for listing as causing cancer.
Final statement of reasons and final adopted regulatory text.