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 mission of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is to protect and enhance public health and the environment by scientific evaluation of risks posed by hazardous substances.
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.
A new state fish advisory issued today provides safe eating advice for black bass species, Rainbow Trout, Sacramento Sucker, and Inland Silverside from Lake Almanor in Plumas County, near the town of Chester.
Fish Advisory for Lake Almanor in Plumas County.
This document will be reviewed and discussed by the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants at its meeting on December 13, 2017 in Sacramento, CA.
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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.
Five species of fish for San Luis Reservoir and four species for O'Neill Forebay have new advisorys for consumption.