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Jul 23, 2021: Notice of Modification to Proposed Text for Chapter 3. Naturally Occurring Lead in Candy

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is providing notice of a change made to the proposed regulation, Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 28500 and is requesting comments on the modification to the regulatory text.

Jul 20, 2021: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Warnings for Exposures to Glyphosate from Consumer Products New Sections 25607.48 and 25607.49

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to amend certain sections of Article 6 of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations. OEHHA is proposing to adopt a new safe harbor warning regulation to address the content of warnings for exposure to glyphosate in consumer products.

Jun 11, 2021: Notice of Intent to List Chemicals by the Labor Code Mechanism: Tetrahydrofuran; 2-ethylhexyl Acrylate; Methyl Acrylate; and Trimethylolpropane Triacrylate, Technical Grade

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list the following chemicals as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986: Tetrahydrofuran, 2-Ethylhexyl acrylate, Methyl acrylate, Trimethylolpropane triacrylate.

May 4, 2021: Notice of Public Hearing and Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings Cannabis (Marijuana) Smoke and Delta-9-THC Exposure Warnings New Sections 25607.38 – 25607.47

 OEHHA has received a request to hold a public hearing on the proposed amendments, and has scheduled a public hearing on May 10, 2021, that can be viewed on YouTube. There are two ways that you can view the Public Hearing.

May 3, 2021: Interpretive Guideline No. 2021-01, Consumption of Sulfur Dioxide in Soy Sauce

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announces the release of Interpretive Guideline 2021-01.

Apr 16, 2021: Notice of Modification of Text Proposed Amendments to Article 5 Section 25505 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is providing notice of changes made to the proposed regulations on exposures to Proposition 65 chemicals formed when food is cooked or heat processed, Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25505.  

Apr 9, 2021: Notice of Extension of Data Call in Period for NSRL for 1,3-Dichloropropene

At the request of the Dow Chemical Company, OEHHA hereby extends the request for information on 1,3-dichloropropene that will inform OEHHA’s development of a safe harbor level for this chemical. The request for information will now close on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. 

Mar 26, 2021: Chemical Selected for Consideration for Listing by the Carcinogen Identification Committee and Request for Relevant Information on the Carcinogenic Hazard of: PFOS and its salts and Transformation and Degradation Precursors

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has selected perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and its salts and transformation and degradation precursors (referred to hereafter as “this chemical”) for the Carcinogen Identification Committee's (CIC) review for possible listing under Proposition 65.

Mar 26, 2021: December 10, 2020 Meeting of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee Meeting

A meeting of the Proposition 65 Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC), DARTIC provided the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) with its advice concerning the relative priority of 22 chemicals (or chemical groups) for possible consideration for listing at future meetings of the DARTIC.

Mar 26, 2021: Chemicals Selected for Consideration for Listing by the DARTIC and Request for Relevant Information on the Reproductive Toxicity Hazards of: PFDA and its salts, PFHxS and its salts, PFNA and its salts, and PFUnDA and its salts

California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has selected perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) and its salts, perfluorohexanesulfonic acid (PFHxS) and its salts, perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) and its salts, and perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA) and its salts for the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee's (DARTIC)  review for possible listing under Proposition 65

Mar 25, 2021: Current Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Levels (NSRLs) Maximum Allowable Dose Levels (MADLs)

Safe harbor levels, which include No Significant Risk Levels (NSRLs) for cancer-causing chemicals and Maximum Allowable Dose Levels (MADLs) for chemicals causing reproductive toxicity.

Mar 19, 2021: Chemicals Listed Effective March 19, 2021 As Known to The State Of California to Cause Cancer: Molybdenum Trioxide and Indium Tin Oxide

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding molybdenum trioxide (CAS No. 1313-27-5) and indium tin oxide (CAS No. 50926-11-9) to the list of chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer for purposes of Proposition 65

Mar 19, 2021: Notice Of Intent To List Chemical By The Authoritative Bodies Mechanism: Perfluorooctanoic Acid

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) (CAS RN 335-67-1) as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65).  This action is being proposed pursuant to the “Authoritative Bodies” listing mechanism.

Mar 5, 2021: Notice of Public Hearing and Extension of Public Comment Period: Amendments to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings Short-form Warnings

OEHHA has scheduled a public hearing on March 11, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will be conducted remotely and the public comment period for this regulatory action is being extended to March 29, 2021, to accommodate the hearing. There are two ways that you can view the Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Regulations under Article 6 – Short Form Warnings.

Jan 26, 2021: Notice of Adoption of Amendments to Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings Sections 25602, 25607, 25607.1, and 25607.3

Substantive changes relate to the methods for providing warnings for alcoholic beverages purchased over the internet or through mobile apps.

Jan 20, 2021: November 17, 2020 Virtual Meeting of the Carcinogen Identification Committee

OEHHA will be using the GoToWebinar platform for this meeting.  If you wish to provide oral public comments at the meeting, you must register as an attendee. While we encourage advance registration and request that registered attendees join the webinar at least 5 minutes before the 10:00 am meeting start time, registration will not close until after the meeting is adjourned.

Dec 18, 2020: Notice to Interested Parties Developmental Toxicity Endpoint Reinstated for the Listing of Bisphenol A (BPA) as Known to the State of California to Cause Reproductive Toxicity

Effective December 18, 2020, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding the developmental endpoint to the existing reproductive toxicity (female endpoint) listing of bisphenol A (BPA) (CAS RN. 80-05-7) on the Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to the State to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.  The listing now includes an additional endpoint, developmental toxicity.

Dec 15, 2020: Amendment to Section 25705 Specific Regulatory Levels Posing No Significant Risk: p-Chloro-α,α,α-Trifluorotoluene

Proposition 65 No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) of 23 micrograms per day for the chemical p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (PCBTF).  The regulation will be effective on April 1, 2021. 

Dec 1, 2020: Preliminary Agenda for the Meeting of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee Virtual Meeting

The order of items on the agenda is provided for general reference only. The order in which items are taken up by the Committee is subject to change at the discretion of the Committee Chair.

Oct 9, 2020: Notice of Intent to List Chemicals by the Labor Code Mechanism: Molybdenum Trioxide and Indium Tin Oxide

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list the following chemicals as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65.

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