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Nov. 22 US: Announcement of Chemicals Selected by OEHHA for Consideration for Listing by the Carcinogen Identification Committee

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

From OEHHA:

OEHHA has selected the chemicals below for the CIC’s review for possible listing under Proposition 65.  OEHHA is initiating the development of hazard identification materials on these chemicals.

Chemical Name                                                                  CAS#

C.I. Disperse Yellow                                             32832-40-8

Dibenzanthracenes and dibenz[a,c]anthracene             215-58-7

Hazard identification materials for the chemicals in the table above will be presented at future meetings of the CIC for Committee review for possible listing under Proposition 65.

By this notice, OEHHA is giving the public an opportunity to provide information relevant to the assessment of the evidence of carcinogenicity for the chemicals shown above.  Relevant information includes but is not limited to:

  • cancer bioassays
  • cancer epidemiological studies
  • genotoxicity testing
  • other pertinent data on:
    • pharmacokinetics,
    • biomarkers
    • effects on biochemical and physiological processes in humans.

Interested parties or members of the public wishing to provide such information should send it to the address given below.

The publication of this notice marks the start of a 60-day data call-in period, ending on Tuesday, January 10, 2012.  The information received during this period will be reviewed and considered by OEHHA as it prepares the cancer hazard identification materials on these chemicals.

We encourage you to submit relevant information on these chemicals in electronic form, rather than in paper form.  Submissions transmitted by e-mail should be addressed to P65Public.Comments@oehha.ca.gov.  Please include the chemical name in the subject line.  Submissions in paper form may be mailed, faxed, or delivered in person to the addresses below:

Mailing Address: Ms. Cynthia Oshita
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
P.O. Box 4010, MS-19B
Sacramento, California 95812-4010
Fax: (916) 323-8803
Street Address: 1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814

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