On 29 December 2017, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) listed vinylidene chloride as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. The New Prop 65 list is effective immediately.

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Vinylidene chloride (1,1-dichloroethylene) is used as a comonomer in the polymerisation of vinylchloride, acrylonitrile and acrylates. It is also used in the production of adhesives, fibres, refrigerants, food packaging and coating resins. The California law requires manufacturers and retailers to warn workers and consumers exposed to chemicals on the list.

Chemical

CAS No.

Endpoint

Listing Mechanism*

Vinylidene chloride

(1,1-Dichloroethylene)

75-35-4

Cancer

LC

*Listing mechanism:  LC – “Labor Code” mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(a) and Title 27 Cal. Code of Regs. section 25904)

C&K Testing reminds enterprises to pay attention to the updating of the Prop 65 list, and strengthen the cooperation with professional testing agencies to prevent the subsequent risk.



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