The OEHHA has added PCBTF to the list of chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity, for the purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65), effective from 28 June 2019. The compound was listed on the basis that the NTP had formally identified it as being able to cause cancer.

California Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (2019). Chemicals Listed Effective June 28, 2019 as Known to the State of California to Cause Cancer: p-chloro-α,α,α-trifluorotoluene (PCBTF).


The above items were taken from the August 2019 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra.

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