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OEHHA Announces New Chemicals Listed under Proposition 65

January 14, 2016

UNITED STATES - The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is listing the following new chemicals under Proposition 65 of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. OEHHA releases separate notices for the chemicals listed under those that may cause cancer and reproductive toxicity.

Chemical Toxicological Endpoints Listing Mechanism Effective Date
2,5-Hexanedione Male Reproductive Toxicity “State’s Qualified Expert” mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(b) and Title 27, Cal. Code of Regs., section 25305(b)(1)) December 4, 2015
Methyl-n-Butyl Ketone Developmental toxicity “State’s Qualified Expert” mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(b) and Title 27, Cal. Code of Regs., section 25305(b)(1)) December 4, 2015
Aloe vera, non-decolorized whole leaf extracta Cancer “Labor Code” mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(a) and Title 27 Cal. Code of Regs. section 25904) December 4, 2015
Goldenseal root powderb Cancer “Labor Code” mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(a) and Title 27 Cal. Code of Regs. section 25904) December 4, 2015

 
a Aloe vera, non-decolorized whole leaf extract consists of the liquid portion of the Aloe vera leaf and is a natural constituent of the Aloe barbadensis Millerplant.
 
b Goldenseal root powder is a natural constituentof the goldenseal plant (Hydrastis Canadensis)
 
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