Read the Label: Prop 65 News Roundup
Cannabis Company Shuts Down Unpermitted Diesel Generators 2 Years Later
Cannery residents paired with environmental advocacy groups Center for Environmental Health and the Environmental Democracy Project to initiate a lawsuit under the federal Clean Air Act and California's Proposition 65 -- the requirement for businesses to inform residents about exposure to harmful chemicals. The legal team won the injunction, which was used to prompt the city's negotiation with United Rentals.
Announcement and Preliminary Agenda of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee Meeting
The preliminary agenda for this meeting is given below. The order of items on the agenda is provided for general reference only and is subject to change at the discretion of the Committee Chair. No listing decisions will be made at the DARTIC’s upcoming meeting.
Notice of Second Modification of Text of Proposed Regulation and Addition of Documents and Information to Section 25506, Exposures to Acrylamide in Cooked or Heat Processed Foods
Pursuant to the requirements of Government Code section 11346.8(c) and (d), 11346.9(a), 11347.1 and Title 1, section 44 of the California Code of Regulations, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is providing notice of changes made to the proposed regulation on exposures to Proposition 65 chemicals formed when food is cooked or heat processed, Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25506. The text of the regulation with proposed modifications is attached to this Notice. OEHHA is also providing notice that documents and other information which the department has relied upon in adopting the proposed regulation have been added to the rulemaking file and are available for public inspection and comment.
Carcinogen Identification Committee Meeting Announcement and Hazard Identification Document Availability
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is announcing this year’s meeting of the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC), which will be held virtually on December 14, 2022, at 10:00 am. In addition, the hazard identification document entitled "Evidence on the Carcinogenicity of Bisphenol A" is now available for public review and comment. Comments on the document must be received by November 14, 2022.
Notice of Intent to List Chemical by the Labor Code Mechanism: Antimony (Trivalent Compounds)
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list antimony (trivalent compounds) as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.
Safe Harbor Warning Regulation for Exposures to Glyphosate from Consumer Products
On September 1, 2022, the Office of Administrative Law approved the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s proposal to amend Title 27, California Code of Regulations by adopting Sections 25607.48 and 25607.49. These new sections provide safe harbor guidance for businesses regarding warnings required under Proposition 65 for exposure to glyphosate from consumer products.
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