California Adds Soluble Nickel Compounds to Prop 65
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On October 26, 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released a notice to add Nickel (soluble compounds) to the list of Prop 65, with immediate effect. On October 11, 2018, the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC) determined that soluble nickel compounds can cause reproductive toxicity based on the developmental and male reproductive endpoints.

Soluble nickel compounds are listed in Prop 65 as follows:

* Listing mechanism:  SQE – “State’s Qualified Expert” mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(b) and Title 27, Cal. Code of Regs., section 25305(b)(1)).