California Adds New Substances to Prop 65 List

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added six additional chemicals to the list of those known to cause cancer under the state’s Proposition 65 regulations.

According to a press release issued last month by OEHHA, the newly added chemicals are:

OEHHA’s action follows a 2018 determination by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that the above listed chemicals are “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” Under the provisions of California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1998, the IARC’s determination is a sufficient basis for OEHHA to add the chemicals to the list of those known to cause cancer.

The proposed addition of these chemicals to the Proposition 65 list was subject to public comment earlier this year, during which time no comments were filed.

Read the press release issued by California’s OEHHA.

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