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ACC Attacks Proposed Rule to Eliminate Exemption for Hexavalent Chromium

By Jack Schatz The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is attacking a proposed rule to eliminate an exemption in the Proposition 65 listing of hexavalent chromium.  The trade group is arguing that the agency should reconsider its action based on a new industry-funded study that downplays the health effects of the chemical. The Office of Environmental …

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By Jack Schatz The Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC), a scientific expert committee appointed by the Governor, has added TDCPP—also known as chlorinated Tris—to the Proposition 65 list, but declined to list fluoride and its salts at its annual meeting in Sacramento. The committee voted 5-1 in favor of listing TDCPP, a flame retardant common in …

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