Public Comment Period and Workshops on the Draft Hot Spots Cancer Inhalation Unit Risk Factors for p Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (p-chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF)
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 p‑Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (p-chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF).
Oct 18, 2019, Program: Air
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Title 27, California Code of Regulations Amendment to Section 25705 Specific Regulatory Levels Posing No Significant Risk: P-Chloro-α,α,α-Trifluorotoluene (PCBTF)
This notice will also open a comment period that is designated to close on December 2, 2019. A public hearing on this proposed regulatory amendment will be scheduled on request.
Oct 18, 2019, Program: Proposition 65
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. Comment period is extended to November 8, 2019. Schedule of public events: October 3, 2019: Public Webinar 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm; October 11, 2019: Academic Experts Workshop in Sacramento; October 17, 2019: Technical Forum in Sacramento; October 23, 2019: Community Workshop in Fresno; October 28, 2019: Community Workshop in Ontario.
Oct 14, 2019, Program: Water
Domoic Acid Webinar: Research on Effects of Repeat Low-Level Exposures and Its Implications for Human Toxicity
On Tuesday July 30, 2019, OEHHA hosted the Domoic Acid Webinar: Research on Effects of Repeat Low-Level Exposures and Its Implications for Human Toxicity. A recording of the webinar and transcript of the audio portion are now available.
Oct 4, 2019, Program: Fish
Notice of Modification to Text of Proposed Regulation Title 27, California Code of Regulations Proposed Amendment to Section 25600.2 Responsibility to Provide Consumer Product Exposure Warnings
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is providing notice of changes to the proposed regulatory action to amend Section 25600.2 of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations. Section 25600.2 addresses the responsibility to provide consumer product exposure warnings for chemicals listed under Proposition 65.
Oct 4, 2019, Program: Proposition 65
Announcement of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 11, 2019, Notice of Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Cannabis (Marijuana) Smoke and Δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)
Cannabis (marijuana) smoke and Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) will be considered for possible listing by the DARTIC at the public meeting. This notice marks the beginning of a 45-day comment period on this document. OEHHA must receive comments and any supporting materials by Monday, November 18, 2019.
Oct 4, 2019, Program: Proposition 65
The advisory issued today provides safe eating advice for black bass species, Common Carp, sunfish species, and Striped Bass.
Sep 26, 2019, Program: Fish
Announcement of the Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 5, 2019, Notice of Availability of Hazard Identification Materials for Acetaminophen and Notice of Public Comment Period
Acetaminophen will be considered for possible listing by the Committee at a public meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 5, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California.
Sep 20, 2019, Program: Proposition 65
Withdrawal of Notice of Proposed Proposition 65 Rulemaking, Title 27, Cal Code of Regs, Section 25821 (a) and (c)
On October 5, 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to adopt amendments to Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25821. The amendments were intended to clarify when and how a person could average concentrations of a listed chemical in a food, and identified the use of the arithmetic mean as the default method of calculation of individual exposure.
Sep 19, 2019, Program: Proposition 65