Three New Substances added to California Proposition 65
On January 27, 2023, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has provided an updated list of substances on California’s Proposition 65 list.
Under Proposition 65, businesses are required to place clear warning labels on products and locations that may contain those harmful chemicals, as well as, maintain knowledge of any and all substances that are utilized in their products.
Below is a list of the new substances that have been added to Prop 65.
|Substances Name||Type of Toxicity||Common Uses||CAS No.||Date Listed|
|1-Bromo-3-chloropropane||Cancer, DNA damage||Gasoline production, catalyst in pharmaceuticals||109-70-6||27-Jan-23|
|1-Butyl glycidyl ether||Cancer||Adhesives, Paint, Sealants||2426-08-6||27-Jan-23|
|Glycidyl methacrylate||Cancer||Polymer coatings, finishes, adhesives, plastics, elastomers||106-91-2||27-Jan-23|
Contributing Author/Researcher: Ahmed Abdel Naby, Team Lead of R&D, SiliconExpert