California Prop 65: Comment Period Extented for Cal/EPA's Notice of Intent: Bisphenol A

February 21, 2013

The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) has announced their , according to a publication made in the "California Regulatory Notice Register". The January, 2013 notice, released by Cal/EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessement, has cited Bisphenol A for the reproductive toxicity endpoint, as underlined by the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.

The announcement initially included a one-month comment period ending on February 25, 2013; however, due to the high level of interest in Bisphenol A - specifically from such organizations as Grocery Manufacturers Association and the California League of Food Processors - Cal/EPA has decided to extend the comment period until March 27, 2013. The purpose of this comment period is to allow interested parties to provide scientific data to the agency.

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