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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.

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Jun 27, 2017: Free Training for Healthcare Providers
Courses are available on-line or on-site. Each course is approximately one hour, and continuing education credits may be provided.  Courses are available in English and Spanish.
Jun 15, 2017: Hearing on Petition Requesting Adoption of Regulations Setting a "Naturally Occurring" Lead Level in Candy Containing Chili and Tamarind
The Center for Environmental Health is requesting that OEHHA “commence the regulatory process to issue regulations pursuant to Health & Safety Code §110552 setting a ‘naturally occurring’ lead level in candy containing chili and tamarind.”  A hearing has been scheduled for July 6, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters building at 1001 I Street in Sacramento. The hearing agenda has been posted to our website.