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Nov 24, 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 28, 2020: Preliminary Agenda for the November 17, 2020 Meeting of the Carcinogen Identification Committee Virtual Meeting

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.

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.

Oct 5, 2020: Notice of Cancellation of Public Hearing - Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods

OEHHA is cancelling the public hearing scheduled to occur on October 13, 2020. Members of the public may continue to submit written comments until the close of the extended public comment period, October 21, 2020.

Oct 2, 2020: Announcement of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee Meeting Scheduled for December 10, 2020

This notice announces the beginning of a 45-day public comment period on the chemicals that will be discussed at a public meeting of the Proposition 65 Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) scheduled for Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Sep 25, 2020: Notice of Public Hearing Title 27, California Code of Regulations Proposed Amendments to Article 5 - Extent of Exposure Adoption of Section 25505 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods

OEHHA has scheduled a public hearing on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20 as well as recommendations from the California Department of Public Health, the hearing will not have a physical location.

Sep 11, 2020: Notice of Modification to Text Of Proposed Regulation Title 27, California Code of Regulations Proposed Amendments to Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings Sections 25602, 25607, 25607.1, AND 25607.3

As required the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is providing notice of changes to the proposed regulatory action to amend Title 27, California Code of Regulations, sections 25602, 25607, 25607.1, and 25607.3, which originally was intended 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

Sep 4, 2020: Announcement of the Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Scheduled for November 17, 2020, Prioritization: Chemicals for Consultation by the Carcinogen Identification Committee

his notice announces the beginning of a 45-day public comment period on seven chemicals. These chemicals will be discussed at a public meeting of the Proposition 65 Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The meeting will be held virtually. 

Aug 4, 2020: Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Adoption to Section 25505 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment proposes to amend Title 27, California Code of Regulations, by adopting Section 25505 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods.

Jul 8, 2020: Proposition 65 Law and Regulations

Information on the background of Proposition 65 and links to specific regulatory content.

Jul 8, 2020: Notice of Adoption of Amendment to Section 25805 Specific Regulatory Levels: Chemicals Causing Reproductive Toxicity Maximum Allowable Dose Levels For Chlorpyrifos (Oral, Inhalation And Dermal Exposures)

The oral and inhalation MADLs established by this amendment are both 0.58 micrograms per day, and the dermal MADL is 7.2 micrograms per day for chlorpyrifos.

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).  

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).

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).

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