Notice from the OEHHA: Request for Comments on Proposed Listing of Gallium Arsenide as Known to Cause Cancer and Hexafluoroacetone, Nitrous Oxide and Vinyl Cyclohexene Dioxide as Known to Cause Reproductive Toxicity:
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is the lead agency for the implementation of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Health and Safety Code section 25249.5 et seq., commonly known as Proposition 65). OEHHA is proposing to add gallium arsenide [CAS No. 1303-00-0] to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer, for the purposes of Proposition 65, 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.