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The basis for the modification of the listing was described in a public notice published in the August 3, 2018 issue of the California Regulatory Notice Register (Register 2018, No. 31-Z).
OEHHA is requesting comments as to whether p‑chloro‑α,α,α-trifluorotoluene meets the criteria set forth in the Proposition 65 regulations for authoritative bodies listings. In order to be considered, OEHHA must receive comments by 5:00 p.m. on December 24, 2018.
At a public meeting on November 1, 2018, the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) in its official capacity as the “state’s qualified experts” (SQE) determined that gentian violet and N-nitrosohexamethyleneimine were clearly shown by scientifically valid testing according to generally accepted principles to cause cancer.
In August 2016, OEHHA adopted the new Article 6 of Title 27, California Code of Regulations, Section 25600 et seq. OEHHA adopted amendments to the regulations on November 20, 2017 to clarify and make more specific certain provisions of Article 6. Based upon questions received and additional input from stakeholders, this rulemaking proposes additional clarifying changes to Section 25600.2, subsections (b), (c), and (f).
The comment period will now close on 5:00 pm, Monday, December 3, 2018.
Effective October 26, 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding Nickel (soluble compounds) to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause reproduct
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment announces the availability of a tentative agenda for the Carcinogen Identification Committee meeting to be held on November 1.
OEHHA is requesting comments on the modifications to the regulatory text. In order to be considered, OEHHA must receive comments by 5:00 p.m. on November 7, 2018, the designated close of the comment period. All comments will be posted on the OEHHA website at the close of the public comment period.
OEHHA is extending the public comment period on this proposed amendment to 5:00 pm, Monday, November 26, 2018 and has scheduled a public hearing on Monday, November 19, 2018.
This proposed regulatory action would amend subsection (a) to clarify that where a business presents evidence for the “level in question” of a chemical listed as causing reproductive toxicity in a food product based on the average of multiple samples of that food, the level in question may not be calculated by averaging the concentration of the chemical in food products from different manufacturers or producers, or that were manufactured in different facilities from the product at issue.
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list bevacizumab as known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity (developme
Proposal to adopt Proposition 65 Maximum Allowable Dose Levels (MADLs) for n-hexane. The proposed oral MADL for n-hexane is 28,000 micrograms per day and the proposed inhalation MADL for n-hexane is 20,000 micrograms per day.
This SUD request is limited to exposures to styrene from Fiber Care Baths, Inc. bathware products manufactured utilizing 1st and 2nd laminations systems and application of the LV-9800 acrylated gel-coat. Exposure to other listed substances, if any, which may be present in these materials will not be reviewed by OEHHA in the context of this request.
N-Nitrosohexamethyleneimine and gentian violet will be considered for possible listing by the CIC at a public meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2018. The meeting will be held in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will last until all business is conducted or until 5:00 p.m. The agenda for the meeting will be provided in a future public notice published in advance of the meeting.
Interpretive Guideline No. 2018-01, Residential Exposure to Methyleugenol
This provides guidance for businesses and the public by establishing default natural background levels for inorganic arsenic in white and brown rice. These default background levels can assist businesses in determining the applicability of the warning requirements of Proposition 65.
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to modify the listing of alcoholic beverages as shown in the table below 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 taken pursuant to the “Labor Code” listing mechanism.
Nickel and nickel compounds will be considered for possible listing by the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee. The meeting will be held in the Sierra Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and will last until all business is conducted or until 5:00 p.m.
This regulation establishes a MADL of 290 micrograms per day for metham sodium.
A public hearing will be held on August 16, 2018, at which time any person may make comments orally or in writing on the proposed action described in this notice.