Effective November 23, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has listed Gentian Violet and N-Nitrosohexamethyleneimine as chemicals known to cause cancer for the purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65).
The two chemicals are listed based from State’s Qualified Expert mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(b) and Title 27, Cal. Code of Regs., section 25305(a)(1)).
A separate notice is released to modify the listing of ethanol in alcoholic beverages as a chemical to cause cancer.
Additionally, a complete and updated Proposition 65 list is available, as of November 23. The excel version of the list includes the listing mechanism for each chemical listing and the safe harbor level, if applicable.
Proposed Listing under Proposition 65
- Notice of Intent to List: p-Chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (Para-Chlorobenzotrifluoride, PCBTF) as Chemical to Cause Cancer, End of Public Consultation: December 24, 2018