OEHHA is announcing the release of a draft document for public review describing proposed Public Health Goals (PHGs) for the four regulated trihalomethanes (THMs) found in drinking water as a result of disinfection methods: chloroform, bromoform, bromodichloromethane and dibromochloromethane.
Current Comment Periods and Upcoming Meetings and Workshops
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.
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
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.