California's OEHHA Lists Triazines Under Proposition 65 (July 2016)

Effective July 15, 2016 California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is listing the following chemicals under Proposition 65 as known to the state to have harmful effects on reproductive and developmental functions. These chemicals will be listed under the “Authoritative Bodies” listing mechanism.

Chemicals CAS No.
Atrazine1,2 1912-24-9
Propazine1,2 139-40-2
Simazine1,2 122-34-9
2, 4-Diamino-6-choloro-s-triazine (DACT)1,2 3397-62-4
Des-ethyl atrazine (DEA)1,2 6190-65-4
Des-isopropyl atrazine (DIA)1,2 1007-28-9
1 Endpoint:Female Reproductive Toxicity & Developmental Toxicity

2 Listing Mechanism: AB (US EPA)

Atrazine is used as an herbicide, largely on agricultural products and in residential settings such as on lawns and golf courses.

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