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The Oregon Health Authority proposes to amend Exhibit A of OAR 333–016-2035 pertaining to practical quantification limits (PQLs) for high priority chemicals of concern for children’s health (HPCCCH) used in children’s products. The amendment includes the addition of practical quantification limits (PQLs) for the five high priority chemicals of concern for children’s health (HPCCCH) added to OAR 333–016-2020.

The following five high priority chemicals and their proposed PQLs are below:

  1. Bisphenol S (CAS: 80–09-1) PQL: 1.0 ppm
  2. Triphenyl phosphate (CAS: 115–86-6) PQL: 50.0 ppm
  3. Tris (1-chloro-2-propyl) phosphate (CAS: 13674–84-5) PQL : 50.0 ppm
  4. Short-chain chlorinated paraffins (CAS: 85535–84-8) PQL: 50.0 ppm
  5. 2-ethylhexyl-2,3,4,5-tetrabromobenzoate (CAS: 183658–27-7) PQL: 50.0 ppm

Removal of practical quantification limits (PQLs) for the three high priority chemicals of concern for children’s health (HPCCCH) that were delisted:

  1. Phthalic anhydride (CAS: 85–44-9) PQL: 100 ppm
  2. Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (CAS: 556–67-2) PQL: 10.0 ppm
  3. Molybdenum & molybdenum compounds (CAS: 7439–98-7) PQL: 1.0 ppm

The authority invites the public to review and comment on the proposed amendments until November 23, 2018.

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