A recent release from the OEHHA: Extension of the Public Comment Period on the Proposed Listing of Gallium Arsenide as Known to Cause Cancer and Hexafluoroacetone, Nitrous Oxide and Vinyl Cyclohexene Dioxide as Known to Cause Reproductive Toxicity

On June 15, 2007 the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) published a notice in the California Regulatory Notice Register (Register No. 2007, 24-Z) announcing its proposal to add gallium arsenide [CAS No. 1303-00-0] to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer, and hexafluoroacetone [CAS No. 684-16-2], nitrous oxide [CAS No. 10024-97-2] and vinyl cyclohexene dioxide [CAS No. 106-87-6] to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, for the purposes of Proposition 65. The June 15 notice announced a July 16, 2007 public workshop and initiated a 30-day public comment period which was scheduled to close on July 16, 2007. OEHHA received a request to extend the comment period to allow for the submittal of relevant information. OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period to 5 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2007.

The full release is available here.