November 17, 2020 Virtual Meeting of the Carcinogen Identification Committee


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A meeting of the Proposition 65[1] Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC)[2] was held via webcast and webinar on November 17, 2020. The CIC provided the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) with its advice concerning the relative priority of seven chemicals (or chemical groups) for possible consideration for listing at future meetings of the CIC.

A summary of the meeting is provided below. The meeting agenda and transcript are available in the downloads section of this webpage. A recording of the meeting can be found on OEHHA’s YouTube webpage.

Summary of Chemical Prioritization Discussion

OEHHA referred seven chemicals and chemical groups to the CIC for advice and consultation pursuant to the OEHHA Proposition 65 Prioritization Procedure. The CIC’s advice is summarized in the table below.


Chemical

Recommended Priority

Bisphenol A

High priority

Chlorpyrifos

Medium priority

Coal dust

No priority

Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE)

Medium priority

Methyl bromide

Medium priority


Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
and its salts and transformation and
degradation precursors


High priority

Trifluralin

Medium priority

 

Staff Updates

The Committee was provided with updates on activities related to chemical listings, adoption of Safe Harbor Levels, Proposition 65 litigation, and other regulatory activities


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