Volume 91 Issue 31 | p. 24 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 5, 2013

California To List Four Chemicals

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: California, Proposition 65, carcinogens

California intends to list four chlorinated compounds as carcinogens under the state’s Proposition 65. This move would trigger requirements for labeling products that contain these chemicals, the state said in a July 26 notice. The substances are chloral (also known as trichloroacetaldehyde), chloral hydrate, 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane, and trichloroacetic acid. California’s Environmental Protection Agency proposed listing the compounds on the basis of determinations . . .

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