Decision on Advanced Medical Technology Association's Petition for Amendment of Regulations

In accordance with Government Code Section 11340.7(d), the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment hereby transmits the following information for publication in the California Regulatory Notice Register.

Agency: Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

Petitioner: Mr. Gene Livingston of Livingston & Mattesich, Counsel for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (formerly the Health Industry Manufacturers Association)

Affected Provisions of the California Code of Regulations: Title 22, California Code of Regulations, Section 12601(b)(1) and (b)(2), "Clear and Reasonable Warnings"

Reference to Authority to Take the Action Requested: Health and Safety Code Sections 25249.12 and 59012

Reasons Supporting the Agency Determination: See attached letter addressed to Mr. Gene Livingston, dated January 5, 2001

Agency Contact Person: Allan Hirsch at (916) 445-6903

Right of Interested Persons to Obtain a Copy of the Petition: A copy of the petition may be obtained from the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, 1001 I Street, 19th floor, Sacramento, California 95814, (916) 445-6900

Thank you for your assistance. If you have any questions, please call (916) 324-2831.