The state agency recently updated the regulatory requirements and rulemaking of California Preposition 65. The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list TRIM® VX as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This action is being proposed under the authoritative bodies listing mechanism.
In reference to the National Toxicology Program (NTP) 2016, TRIM® VX, entitled Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of TRIM® VX in Wistar Han [Crl:WI (Han)] Rats and B6C3F1/N Mice (Inhalation Studies), that concludes that the chemical causes cancer or opinioned as the carcinogenic substance.
Malathion & Metham Sodium NSRL Changes
Proposition 65 has amended the No Significant Risk Level (NSRL) for the chemicals malathion and metham sodium, the former change to 180 micrograms per day and the latter, the exposure to metham sodium of 290 micrograms per day. The regulation will be effective on April 1, 2018.
For the detail of above notices, please refer to the following link of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA):
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