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California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added furfuryl alcohol (CAS No. 98-00-0) to its list of carcinogens on September 30. The listing took effect with the agency’s listing, however enforcement of alleged violations pertaining to failure to warn consumers about potential exposure to furfuryl alcohol will commence one year after the listing date.
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has proposed to designate certain children’s foam-padded sleeping products as “Priority Products” under the Safer Consumer Product (SCP) Regulations, marking the agency’s first regulatory action to designate a priority product. DTSC also announced a 45-day comment period that will run through August 29, 2016.
California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has added three widely used pesticides to the State’s list of chemicals known to cause cancer, despite intense industry opposition.
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