This notice is brought to you by the OEHHA.
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list the chemicals identified in the table below as known to the State to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. The Act, commonly known as Proposition 65, is codified in Health and Safety Code section 25249.5 et seq. This action is being taken pursuant to the Labor Code mechanism contained in Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(a).
OEHHA’s determination: Chloral, chloral hydrate, 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane, and trichloroacetic acid each meet the requirements for listing as known to the state to cause cancer for purposes of Proposition 65.
Opportunity for comment: OEHHA is providing this opportunity to comment as to whether the chemicals identified above meet the requirements for listing as causing cancer specified in Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(a).
OEHHA must receive comments by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013.
For more information, contact information for providing comments, and the full notice please refer to the OEHHA link above.