Notice of Extension of the Public Comment Period for the Notice of Intent to List: p-Chloro-a,a,a-trifluorotoluene (Para-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF)

Public Comments Date: Friday, November 23, 2018 - 8:00am to Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 5:00pm

On November 23, 2018, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s (CalEPA) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) published in the California Regulatory Notice Register (Register 2018, No. 47-Z) a Notice of Intent to List 4-chloro-a,a,a-trifluorotoluene (also known as para-chlorobenzotrifluoride, or PCBTF) as known to the state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.

The November 23, 2018 notice initiated a 30‑day public comment period that was scheduled to close on December 24, 2018.  OEHHA has received a request from the American Coatings Association seeking an extension of the comment period.  OEHHA hereby extends the public comment period until 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Comments may be submitted electronically (preferred) through our website at  



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