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Proposition 65 Notices

Jul 16, 2019: Notice of Amendments to Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings Rental Vehicle Exposure Warnings

This rulemaking adds Sections 25607.36 and 25607.37 to Article 6 as safe harbor tailored warnings for exposures to listed chemicals that may occur through the rental of a motor vehicle.

Jul 12, 2019: Notice of Intent to List: 2-Amino-4-chlorophenol, 2-Chloronitrobenzene, 1,4-Dichloro-2-nitrobenzene, 2,4-Dichloro-1-nitrobenzene, N,N-Dimethylacetamide, and para-Nitroanisole

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).  This action is being proposed pursuant to the “Labor Code” listing mechanism.  OEHHA has determined that 2-Amino-4-chlorophenol, 2-Chloronitrobenzene, 1,4-Dichloro-2-nitrobenzene, 2,4-Dichloro-1-nitrobenzene, N,N-Dimethylacetamide, and para-Nitroanisole meet the criteria for listing as known to cause cancer by this mechanism. OEHHA is providing an opportunity to comment, and comments must be received by Monday, August 12, 2019 to be considered. Additional information can be found in the listing notice.

Jul 12, 2019: Notice of Extension of Comment Period for Modification to Text of Proposed Regulation: Proposed Amendment to Sections 25821(a) and (c) Level of Exposure to Chemicals Causing Reproductive Toxicity: Calculating Intake by the Average Consumer of a Product

OEHHA is requesting comments on the modifications to the regulatory text.  In order to be considered, OEHHA must receive comments by August 5, 2019, which is the designated close of the comment period.  All comments will be posted on the OEHHA website at the close of the public comment period.

Jun 28, 2019: Chemical Listed Effective June 28, 2019 as Known to the State Of California To Cause Cancer: P-Chloro-a,a,a-Trifluorotoluene (Para-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF)

The listing of p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene is based on formal identification by the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an authoritative body, that the chemical causes cancer.

Jun 7, 2019: Notice of Adoption – Section 25704 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Coffee Posing No Significant Risk

On June 3, 2019, the Office of Administrative Law approved the adoption of Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25704, Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Coffee Posing No Significant Risk.

May 24, 2019: Amendment to Section 25805 Specific Regulatory Levels: Chemicals Causing Reproductive Toxicity Maximum Allowable Dose Levels For Chlorpyrifos (Oral, Inhalation And Dermal Exposures)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to establish three Proposition 65[1]

May 2, 2019: Proposition 65 Definition of Nickel (Soluble Compounds)

For purposes of Proposition 65, Nickel (soluble compounds) are defined to be compounds of nickel with solubility in water of greater than 0.1 moles per liter (mol/L) at 20oC.

Apr 11, 2019: Understanding and Applying Read-Across for Human Health Risk Assessment

Tentative agenda and webcast information.

Apr 8, 2019: Acetaminophen Selected by OEHHA for Consideration for Listing by the Carcinogen Identification Committee and Request for Relevant Information on the Carcinogenic Hazard of this Chemical

The Carcinogen Identification Committee of OEHHA’s Science Advisory Board serves as the state’s qualified experts and renders an opinion about whether a chemical has been clearly shown to cause cancer.  The chemicals identified as carcinogens by the CIC are added to the Proposition 65 list. 

Mar 25, 2019: 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 21, 2019: Amendment to Section 25805 Maximum Allowable Dose Levels for n-Hexane (Oral and Inhalation)

This amendment establishes an oral MADL of 28,000 micrograms per day and an inhalation MADL of 20,000 micrograms per day for n-hexane.  

Mar 21, 2019: Notice of Amendment to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings Residential Rental Property Exposure Warnings

This rulemaking adds Sections 25607.34 and 25607.35 to Article 6 as safe harbor, tailored warnings for exposures to listed chemicals that may occur at residential rental properties. 

Mar 15, 2019: Notice of Modified Text – Proposed Adoption of Section 25704 Exposures to Listed Chemicals in Coffee Posing No Significant Risk

OEHHA has modified the language of proposed section 25704 to clarify the scope of  listed chemicals covered by the proposed regulation.

Mar 15, 2019: Request for Relevant Information on the Reproductive Toxicity (Developmental Toxicity Endpoint) of Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Chemicals

OEHHA has selected chemicals for the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee's review for possible listing under Proposition 65 as causing reproductive toxicity (developmental toxicity endpoint).

Mar 8, 2019: Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination for Exposures to Bisphenol A in Certain Eyewear Products Manufactured, Distributed or Sold by the Vision Council Member Companies, and Opportunity for Public Comment

This request is limited to exposures to bisphenol A from the specified eyewear products (prescription glasses, OTC reading glasses, non-prescription sunglasses, and safety glasses).

Mar 8, 2019: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Title 27, California Code of Regulations Adoption of Sections 25607.36 and 25607.37: Rental Vehicle Exposure Warnings

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposes to adopt new sections to Article 6 of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations.

Mar 8, 2019: Chemical Listed Effective March 8, 2019 as Known to the State of California to Cause Reproductive Toxicity: Bevacizumab

The listing of bevacizumab is based on a formal requirement by the US Food and Drug Administration that the chemical be identified or labeled as causing reproductive toxicity.

Mar 8, 2019: Acceptance of a Request for a Safe Use Determination for Exposures to Crystalline Silica in WOODWISE® Products, and Opportunity for Public Comment

This request is limited to exposures to crystalline silica (airborne particles of respirable size) from the four specified WOODWISE® wood filler products.

Feb 13, 2019: Amendment to Section 25705 No Significant Risk Level for Bromochloroacetic Acid

The regulation will be effective on April 1, 2019.  This regulation establishes a No Significant Risk Level of 0.70 micrograms per day for bromochloroacetic acid for purposes of Proposition 65.

Feb 13, 2019: Amendment to Section 25705 No Significant Risk Level for Bromodichloroacetic Acid

The regulation will be effective on April 1, 2019.  This regulation establishes a No Significant Risk Level of 0.95 micrograms per day for bromodichloroacetic acid for purposes of Proposition 65.

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