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OEHHA is sponsoring a scientific symposium to discuss the potential neurobehavioral effects in children of synthetic food dyes, to take place September 19 and 20, 2019 at the CalEPA Headquarters Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento CA.
Aug 21, 2019, Category: Risk Assessment
OEHHA announces the release of the draft report, Achieving the Human Right to Water in California: An Assessment of the State’s Community Water Systems. OEHHA welcomes public comments on the draft report through October 21, 2019.
Aug 20, 2019, Category: Water
Art and Craft Material Exposures and Impacts to Children's Health.  2019 list of Art materials that cannot be purchased for use in kindergarten through 6th grade.
Aug 6, 2019, Category: Risk Assessment
OEHHA is requesting comments on the modifications to the regulatory text.  In order to be considered, OEHHA must receive comments by August 5, 2019, which is the designated close of the comment period.  All comments will be posted on the OEHHA website at the close of the public comment period.
Jul 12, 2019, Category: Proposition 65
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 (Proposition 65).  This action is being proposed pursuant to the “Labor Code” listing mechanism.  OEHHA has determined that 2-Amino-4-chlorophenol, 2-Chloronitrobenzene, 1,4-Dichloro-2-nitrobenzene, 2,4-Dichloro-1-nitrobenzene, N,N-Dimethylacetamide, and para-Nitroanisole meet the criteria for listing as known to cause cancer by this mechanism. OEHHA is providing an opportunity to comment, and comments must be received by Monday, August 12, 2019 to be considered. Additional information can be found in the listing notice.
Jul 12, 2019, Category: Proposition 65

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