Announcement of Process to Develop And Update Public Health Goals For Chemicals In Drinking Water And Data Call-In
This public notice announces the initiation of PHG development for 1,4-dioxane and an update of the PHG for n-nitrosodimethylamine.
Mar 27, 2020, Program: Water
State fish advisories issued today for Rollins Reservoir in Nevada and Placer Counties provides safe eating advice for black bass species, Channel Catfish, and Sacramento Sucker.
Mar 18, 2020, Program: Fish
Carcinogen Identification Meeting Postponed and OEHHA has decided not to reschedule the meeting until after the COVID-19 emergency has passed.
Mar 17, 2020, Program: Proposition 65
Notice of Augmentation of Record and Extension of the Public Comment Period for Proposed Regulation - Amendments to Sections 25602, 25607, 25607.1, and 25607.3
OEHHA is giving notice of this augmentation of the record and hereby extending the comment period by 15 days. OEHHA published the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the proposed amendments on January 31, 2020, in the California Regulatory Notice Register (Z-2020-0117-01), which initiated a public comment period that was to close on March 16, 2020. OEHHA will now accept written comments on the proposed amendments and this augmentation of the record through March 31, 2020.
Mar 13, 2020, Program: Proposition 65
Extension of Public Comment Period for Proposed Public Health Goals for Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water and Announcement of Availability of the Public Workshop Agenda
A draft document for public review describing proposed Public Health Goals (PHGs) for the five regulated haloacetic acids (HAAs) found in drinking water as a result of disinfection methods: monochloroacetic acid (MCA), dichloroacetic acid (DCA), trichloroacetic acid (TCA), monobromoacetic acid (MBA), and dibromoacetic acid (DBA). Extension of comment period and announcement of Draft Agenda.
Mar 5, 2020, Program: Water
Blue-green algae (also known as cyanobacteria) are non-pathogenic photosynthetic bacteria that grow in outdoor water bodies and produce toxins such as microcystins, cylindrospermopsin and anatoxin-a. This fact sheet is meant to help veterinarians with diagnosis and treatment options.
Feb 26, 2020, Program: Risk Assessment
Issuance of Safe Use Determination for Exposures to Crystalline Silica From The Use of Four WOODWISE® Products
OEHHA received a request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for exposures to crystalline silica in four Woodwise® wood filler products. The request was made by Design Hardwood Products, Inc. (DHPI), pursuant to Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations, section 25204(b)(3).
Feb 21, 2020, Program: Proposition 65
Announcement of Publication of Public Health Goals and Technical Support Document for Trihalomethanes In Drinking Water
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) of the California Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the publication of Public Health Goals (PHGs) for four trihalomethanes (THMs) found in drinking water as a result of disinfection methods: chloroform, bromodichloromethane (BDCM), dibromochloromethane (DBCM), and bromoform. A PHG is the level of a drinking water contaminant at which adverse health effects are not expected to occur from a lifetime of exposure.
Feb 7, 2020, Program: Water
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings Sections 25602, 25607, 25607.1, and 25607.3
The proposed amendment is to clarify certain provisions of the regulations addressing consumer product exposure warnings, specific product, chemical and area exposure warnings, food exposure warnings, and alcoholic beverage exposure warnings. This notice also opens a comment period that will close on March 16, 2020.
Jan 31, 2020, Program: Proposition 65
p Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (p-chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF) Cancer Inhalation Cancer Unit Risk Factor (IUR) Document - Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants (SRP) Review Draft
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is releasing a draft document summarizing the carcinogenicity and derivation of a cancer inhalation unit risk factor (IUR) for p‑Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (p-chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF). IURs are used to estimate lifetime cancer risks associated with inhalation exposure to a carcinogen.
Jan 28, 2020, Program: Air