Release of Final Interpretive Guideline No. 2011-001 Hand-To-Mouth Transfer of Lead Through Exposure to Consumer Products

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announces the release of the Interpretive Guideline No. 2011-001:  Guideline for Hand-to-Mouth Transfer of Lead through Exposure to Consumer Products.  Within the context of Proposition 651, the Interpretive Guideline2 provides general scientific guidance on how to estimate lead intake from the handling of consumer products.    

A copy of the Interpretive Guideline can be downloaded below or obtained by calling the Proposition 65 Implementation Office at (916) 445-6900.

On February 25, 2011, OEHHA released and noticed a draft of the Interpretive Guideline No. 2011-001.  The February 25th notice initiated a 45-day public comment period.  No public comments were received.

Footnotes and References

1 The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, codified as Health and Safety Code section 25249.5 et seq.

2 Title 27, Cal. Code of Regs., section 25203