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A Public Health Goal (PHG) is the level of a drinking water contaminant at which adverse health effects are not expected to occur from a lifetime of exposure. The technical support document presents the scientific information available on the toxicity of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and the calculation of the proposed PHGs.
Jul 22, 2021, Category: Water
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list the following chemicals as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986: Tetrahydrofuran, 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate, Methyl acrylate, Trimethylolpropane triacrylate.
Jun 11, 2021, Category: Proposition 65
The draft CalEnviroScreen 4.0 was released for public comment on February 19, 2021.The public comment period closed on May 14, 2021. Summaries of the regional workshops on the draft along with the public comments received on the draft are available through this page.
Jun 11, 2021, Category: CalEnviroScreen
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is releasing a document for public review that summarizes the carcinogenicity and derivation of a cancer inhalation unit risk factor (IUR) for 1-bromopropane (1-BP). The posting of the document will commence a 45-day public review period that will end on June 21, 2021 and a remote public workshop will be held virtually on May 26, 2021 at 10:00 AM.
May 12, 2021, Category: Air

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