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Dec 11, 2017: Meeting Synopsis and Slide Presentations from the Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Held on November 2, 2017

The committee considered coumarin for listing as known to the state to cause cancer.

Dec 6, 2017: Title 27, California Code of Regulations Notice of Amendments to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings

The amendments were approved by the Office of Administrative Law on November 20, 2017 and will become operative on August 30, 2018

Nov 27, 2017: Notice of Amendment Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 Proposition 65 Title 27, California Code of Regulations Amendments to Section 27000

These amendments incorporate 2016 amendments to the federal Toxic Substances Control Act and make other non-substantive changes.  

Nov 22, 2017: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for Chlorothalonil in Certain Foods

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.

Nov 17, 2017: Chlorpyrifos and n-Hexane Scheduled for Consideration for Listing at the November 29, 2017 Meeting of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee

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.

Nov 9, 2017: Chemicals Listed Effective November 10, 2017 as Known to the State of California to Cause Reproductive Toxicity: Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS)

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.

Oct 27, 2017: Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination for Chlorothalonil in Certain Foods Resulting from Pesticidal Use of the Chemical and Opportunity for Public Comment

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.

Oct 25, 2017: Chemicals Listed Effective October 27, 2017 as Known to the State of California to Cause Cancer: N,N-Dimethylformamide, 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole, and Tetrabromobisphenol A

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.

Oct 10, 2017: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Chlorpyrifos

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.

Sep 22, 2017: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Title 27, California Code of Regulations Amendment to Section 25705 Specific Regulatory Levels Posing No Significant Risk: Vinylidene Chloride

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.

Sep 22, 2017: Notice of Intent to List a Chemical by the Labor Code Mechanism: Vinylidene Chloride

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.

Sep 7, 2017: Amendments to Section 25903(b)(2)(E) and Appendix A and Adoption of Appendix B Contents of Notices of Violation

Final statement of reasons and final adopted regulatory text.

Sep 1, 2017: Announcement of DARTIC Meeting and Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Chlorpyrifos and n-Hexane

The Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) will deliberate on whether or not chlorpyrifos has been “clearly shown by scientifically valid testing according to generally accepted principles to cause developmental toxicity”

Sep 1, 2017: DARTIC Meeting and Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Chlorpyrifos and n-Hexane

Chlorpyrifos and n-hexane will be considered for possible listing by the DARTIC at its next meeting. Chlorpyrifos will be considered for possible listing based on the developmental toxicity endpoint.  n-Hexane will be considered for possible listing based on the developmental, male and female reproductive toxicity endpoints.

Aug 18, 2017: Announcement of the Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Scheduled for November 2, 2017 and Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Coumarin

Coumarin will be considered for possible listing by the CIC at a public meeting to be held in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters building.

Aug 18, 2017: Comment Period - Evidence on the Carcinogenicity of Coumarin

Coumarin will be considered for possible listing by the CIC at a public meeting. The meeting will be held in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California. This notice marks the beginning of a 45-day public comment period on this document.

Aug 17, 2017: Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Scheduled for November 2, 2017

Coumarin will be considered for possible listing by the CIC at a public meeting. The meeting will be held in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California. This notice also marks the beginning of a 45-day public comment period on this document.

Jul 21, 2017: Comment Period - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Amendments to Certain Sections of Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings

This is the public comment period for OEHHA's proposal to amend certain sections of Article 6 of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations.

Jul 21, 2017: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Amendments to Article 5, New Section 25501.1, Naturally Occurring Concentrations of Listed Chemicals in Unprocessed Foods

OEHHA proposes to adopt a new Section 25501.1 in Article 5 in Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations.  The new section would provide guidance for businesses and the public by establishing default natural background levels for arsenic in rice.

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