Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Chemicals Considered For Possible Listing Under California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act

The Act (Proposition 65) requires California's governor to publish and update a list of chemicals known to the State to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. Two chemicals are recently being considered for addition to the list: Dibromoacetic acid and Methylimidazole. You can read the announcement by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment by clicking here. With respect to Dibromoacetic acid, I found a report identifying the 3 most polluted communities in California. You can read the California State Contaminant Report published by EWG/National Tap Water Quality Database by clicking here.

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