Notice of Modifications to Text of Proposed Regulation Title 22, California Code of Regulations, Section 12900 (Use of Specified Methods of Detection and Analysis) OAL Notice File No. Z-05-0208-03

Approved by OAL: 03/09/06
Filed with Secretary of State: 03/09/06
Effective: 04/08/06

As required by Government Code section 11346.8(c), and Title 1, Section 44 of the California Code of Regulations, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is providing notice of changes made to a proposed regulation: Title 22, California Code of Regulations, Section 12900. This proposed regulation was originally the subject of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued on February 18, 2005 and published in the California Regulatory Notice Register (Register 2005, No. 7-Z). A public hearing on this regulatory proposal was held on April 4, 2005. Written and oral testimony was accepted at the hearing. In addition, written comments were received during a 45-day public comment period, which was extended an additional fourteen days to April 18, 2005. OEHHA has reviewed the comments it received regarding this regulatory proposal and is now proposing to revise the proposed regulation. A working draft summary of the comments received at the hearing and in writing during the comment period, along with OEHHA’s responses to those comments is available on the OEHHA website at or may be requested from the Proposition 65 Implementation Office at (916) 445-6900.

A copy of the text of the amended proposed regulation is attached. Deletions are designated in strikeout, and additions are designated in underline in the proposed text. It should be noted that many of the proposed changes are not substantive and merely reflect editorial, grammatical or formatting changes. However, substantive changes to the test of the regulation have also been made. A clear copy of the amended text is also attached for ease of readability. OEHHA will accept written comments on the amended proposed regulation between July 8, 2005 and August 22, 2005. All written comments must be submitted to OEHHA by mail, fax, courier, e-mail or hand-delivery, no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 22, 2005, and addressed to:

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Mailing address: P.O. Box 4010
Sacramento, California 95812-4010

Street address: 1001 I Street, 19th Floor
Sacramento, California 95814

Or via e-mail to
Fax No.: (916) 323-8803

Inquiries concerning the action described in this notice may be directed to the Proposition 65 Office, in writing at the address given above, or by telephone at (916) 445-6900.