- January 9, 2022
OEHHA | Notice to Interested Parties Chemicals Listed Effective December 31, 2021 As Known to the State of California to Cause Reproductive Toxicity: Perfluorononanoic Acid (PFNA) and Its Salts
Effective December 31, 2021, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) and its salts to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity for purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65)). At a public meeting on December 14, 2021, the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) in its official capacity as the “state’s qualified experts” determined that PFNA and its salts were clearly shown through scientifically valid testing according to generally accepted principles to cause reproductive toxicity, based on the male reproductive endpoint. Regulations for the listing of chemicals by the DARTIC are set out in Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25305(b)(1).
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