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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
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is releasing a document for public review that summarizes the carcinogenicity and derivation of cancer inhalation unit risk factors (IURs) for cobalt and cobalt compounds.  Cancer inhalation unit risk factors are used to estimate lifetime cancer risks associated with inhalation exposure to a carcinogen. This notice extends the comment period to May 7, 2019.
Apr 10, 2019, Category: Air
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. 
Apr 8, 2019, Category: Proposition 65

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