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May 22, 2020: Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Amendment to Section 25705 Specific Regulatory Levels Posing No Significant Risk: Dichloroacetic Acid

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to adopt a Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) of 17 micrograms per day for dichloroacetic acid, by amending Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25705(b).

May 22, 2020: Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Amendment to Section 25705 Specific Regulatory Levels Posing No Significant Risk: Trichloroacetic Acid

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to adopt a Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) of 9.9 micrograms per day for trichloroacetic acid, by amending Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25705(b).

May 22, 2020: Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Amendment to Section 25705 Specific Regulatory Levels Posing No Significant Risk: Dibromoacetic Acid

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to adopt a Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) of 2.8 micrograms per day for dibromoacetic acid, by amending Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25705(b).  

Apr 9, 2020: Issuance of Safe Use Determination for Exposures to Bisphenol A from Certain Polycarbonate Eyewear Products Manufactured, Distributed, or Sold by The Vision Council Member Companies

OEHHA received a request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for exposures to bisphenol A (BPA) [2] from certain polycarbonate eyewear products manufactured, distributed, or sold by The Vision Council (TVC) member companies.  The request was made by TVC, pursuant to Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations, section 25204(b)(3).

Apr 3, 2020: Response to Petition from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to List "Processed Meat" Under Proposition 65

Informal Petition from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to List “Processed Meat” Under Proposition 65 and the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s Response

Mar 17, 2020: Acetaminophen: Under Consideration for Listing by the Carcinogen Identification Committee

Carcinogen Identification Meeting Postponed and OEHHA has decided not to reschedule the meeting until after the COVID-19 emergency has passed.

Mar 13, 2020: 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.

Feb 21, 2020: 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).

Jan 31, 2020: 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 23, 2020: Chemicals Listed Effective January 3, 2020 As Known to The State of California To Cause Reproductive Toxicity (Developmental Endpoint): Cannabis (Marijuana) Smoke and Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC)

At a public meeting on December 11, 2019, the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee in its official capacity as the “state’s qualified experts” determined that cannabis (marijuana) smoke and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) were shown to cause reproductive toxicity based on the developmental endpoint. 

Jan 14, 2020: Notice of Amendments – Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings, Section 25600.2, Responsibility to Provide Consumer Product Exposure Warnings

On December 31, 2019, the Office of Administrative Law approved amendments to Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25600.2, subsections (b), (c), (f) and (i), Responsibility to Provide Consumer Product Exposure Warnings. 

Jan 3, 2020: Issuance of Safe Use Determination for Styrene in Fiber Care Baths, Inc. Bathware Products Manufactured Utilizing 1st And 2nd Laminations Systems and Lv-9800 Acrylated Gel-Coat

OEHHA received a request for a Safe Use Determination (SUD) for styrene in Fiber Care Baths, Inc. bathware products. The request was made by Tech America Corp. on behalf of Fiber Care Baths, Inc., pursuant to Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations, section 25204(b)(3).

Jan 3, 2020: Proposition 65 Interpretive Guideline No. 2020-01, Residential Exposure to Dichlorvos

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announces the availability of n Proposition 65 interpretive guideline for residential exposure to dichlorvos (DDVP) in naled bait stations and lures during invasive pest eradication program activities.

Nov 22, 2019: Carcinogen Identification Meeting Postponed and Announcement of Additional Public Comment Period

The public comment period will commence on November 29, 2019 and end on January 27, 2020.  All comments received will be provided to the committee for their consideration. The CIC meeting will be rescheduled after the close of the public comment period.

Nov 15, 2019: Issuance of Safe Use Determinations and Interpretive Guidelines for Chlorothalonil Residues in Certain Foods Resulting from Pesticidal Use of the Chemical

OEHHA is issuing the following SUDs to Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC for chlorothalonil exposures resulting from consumption of residues in certain foods, as specified below.

Nov 6, 2019: Authoritative Bodies Tracking Table

p-Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene

(para-Chlorobenzo-trifluoride, PCBTF) (98-56-6)Status of chemicals considered by OEHHA for addition to the Proposition 65 list under the authoritative bodies mechanism.

Nov 1, 2019: Notice Of Extension Of The Public Comment Period For The Proposed Rulemaking For p‑Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (PCBTF) Proposed Amendments To Sections 25705 No Significant Risk Level

At the request of the American Coatings Association, OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period.  The comment period will now close on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.

Oct 18, 2019: 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 4, 2019: 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.

Sep 20, 2019: 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.

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