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OEHHA Extends Comment Period for Listings of PFOA and PFOS

OEHHA Extends Comment Period for Listings of PFOA and PFOS

Author: Jack Schatz/Thursday, October 20, 2016/Categories: California Law and Regulation, CalEPA, OEHHA, Prop65, Regulatory Proposals

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California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has extended the public comment period for its proposed listing of two controversial chemicals.

The agency extended the comment period at the request of the 3M Company for the agency’s Notice of Intent to List Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS).

The public comment period has been extended from October 16 to November 16.  OEHHA announced its intent to list the chemicals on September 16.

Comments transmitted by e-mail should be addressed to sends e-mail) with “NOIL – PFOA and PFOS” in the subject line.  Hard copy comments may be mailed, faxed, or delivered in person to the addresses below:

Mailing Address:

Michelle Ramirez
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
P.O. Box 4010, MS-12B
Sacramento, California 95812-4010
Fax: (916) 323-2265
Street Address: 1001 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814

Comments received during the public comment period will be posted on OEHHA's website after the close of the comment period.



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