Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) Added to the List of California Proposition 65 Chemicals

13/11/17

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As of November 10, 2017 the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)  added Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer, also known as the list of Proposition 65 chemicals.  


PFOA and PFOS have been identified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) as chemicals that cause reproductive toxicity.  


Proposition 65 enforcement actions involving products containing PFOA and PFOS cannot be initiated until November 10, 2018.

    

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