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California Prop 65: C.I. Disperse Yellow 3 and DMNM Known to Cause Cancer

February 7, 2013

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added C.I. Disperse Yellow 3 (CAS No. 2832-40-8) and 2,6-dimethyl-N-nitrosomorpholine (DMNM) (CAS No. 1456-28-6) to the list of chemicals known to the State to cause cancer, as defined by Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986). The measure is effective as of February 8, 2013.

California OEHHA Revises RELs for 1,3-Butadiene

March 1, 2013

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) have revised the "" document for by the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants. The revisions of the draft were made due to comments from the Scientific Review Panel's meeting on the subject on October 16, 2012.

California Proposition 65: OEHHA Proposes MADLs for Methanol

March 16, 2012

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has officially given notice that they propose to define Proposition 65 . In regards to inhalation limits, methanol's maximum levels have been set at 47,000 micrograms per day. In terms of ingestion, the OEHHA has stated 23,000 micrograms per day as the Maximum Allowable Dose.

California Prop 65: Governor Brown Seeks Reforms

May 7, 2013

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed in order to strengthen and restore the Act's original intent. Passed in 1986, Proposition 65 was designed to protect citizens of the state from harmful chemicals; however, Governor Brown believes that it has been abused by "unscrupulous lawyers" driven by profits as opposed to public health.

California Prop 65: Hydrogen Cyanide, Cyanide Salts Listed as Known to Cause Reproductive Toxicity

July 5, 2013

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added to the list of chemicals known to the State to cause reproductive toxicity, in accordance with Proposition 65 (effective July 5th, 2013).

California Prop 65: Clomiphene Citrate Listed as Known to Cause Cancer

May 24, 2013

The Office of Environmental Health Hazrd Assessment (OEHHA) has added clomiphene citrate (CAS No. 50-41-9) to the list of chemicals known to the State to cause cancer, in accordance with Proposition 65. The addition of clomiphene citrate to the list is effective as of May 24, 2013.

California OEHHA: Benzene Reference Exposure Levels Comment Period

June 21, 2013

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is requesting public comments in regards to a draft document which proposes a revision to the Reference Exposure Levels (RELs) of benzene. RELs define the concentrations in the air which are not expected to cause adverse health effects for specified exposure durations. Under the Air Toxics Hot Spots Program (Health and Safety Code Section 44360(b)(2)), the OEHHA is obligated to provide guidelines on how to conduct health risk assessments.

California Prop 65: Comment Period Extented for Cal/EPA's Notice of Intent: Bisphenol A

February 21, 2013

The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) has announced their , according to a publication made in the "California Regulatory Notice Register".

California: Specific Regulatory Levels: Chemicals Causing Reproductive Toxicity Butyl Benzyl Phthalate (Oral Exposure)

June 1, 2012

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed the adoption of a Maximum Allowable Dose Level (MADL) under Proposition 65, of 1,200 micrograms/day for oral exposures to butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP), CASRN 85-68-7.

Written comments must be received by OEHHA by July 16, 2012. All comments received will be posted on the OEHHA website after the public comment period has closed.

California: Proposed Specific Regulatory Levels Posing No Significant Risk: Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-Ppropyl) Phosphate (TDCPP)

June 1, 2012

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed the adoption of a No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) for tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCPP), CASRN 13674-87-8. The proposed NSRL of 5.4 micrograms per day (µg/day) is based on a rodent carcinogenicity study.

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