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California to list BPA under Prop 65

1:39 PM MST | February 4, 2013 | Kara Sissell

Regulators in California have published a notice of intent to list bisphenol A (BPA) as a developmental toxicant under the state’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) law. California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed the listing as part of the state law that requires labeling of products deemed to be carcinogenic or harmful to reproductive health. However, industry says OEHHA’s decision conflicts with prior state findings on BPA. “The weight of scientific evidence does not support OEHHA’s intention to list BPA...


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