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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.
Jul 12, 2019, Category: Proposition 65
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.
Jul 12, 2019, Category: Proposition 65
OEHHA is sponsoring a scientific symposium to discuss the potential neurobehavioral effects in children of synthetic food dyes, to take place September 19 and 20, 2019 at the CalEPA Headquarters Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento CA.
Jun 21, 2019, Category: Risk Assessment
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is releasing a draft document summarizing the toxicity and derivation of Reference Exposure Levels (RELs) for Toluene.  This document will be reviewed and discussed by the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants (SRP) at its meeting on June 28, 2019 in Sacramento, CA.  RELs are airborne concentrations of a chemical that are not anticipated to result in adverse noncancer health effects for specified exposure durations in the general population, including sensitive subpopulations.
May 31, 2019, Category: Air

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