9 November 2017, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) update the list of chemicals of Proposition 65, adding perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, effective from 10 November 2017.

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PFOA and PFOS, listed under Proposition 65 as known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity, are as follows:

Chemical

CAS No.

Endpoint

Listing Mechanism

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

335-67-1

Developmental toxicity

AB (US EPA)

Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)

1763-23-1

Developmental toxicity

AB (US EPA)

C&K Testing remind the related enterprises to pay attention to the revised regulations and strengthen the cooperation with professional testing organizations to prevent the subsequent risk timely and effectively。



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