Section 25305 - Power and Duties (California Code of Regulations)

§ 25305. Power and Duties

(a) As an advisory body to the Governor and the lead agency, the Carcinogen Identification Committee may undertake the following activities:

(1) Render an opinion, pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 25249.8 of the Act, as to whether specific chemicals have been clearly shown, through scientifically valid testing according to generally accepted principles, to cause cancer.

(2) Identify bodies which are considered to be authoritative and which have formally identified chemicals as causing cancer.

(3) Identify specific chemicals that are required by state or federal law to have been tested for potential to cause cancer but which have not been adequately tested.

(4) Review or propose standards and procedures for determining carcinogenicity of chemicals.

(5) Review or propose standards, procedures and definitions related to the implementation, administration or interpretation of the Act in support of the duties specified in the Section 25249.8 of the Act and upon request by the lead agency.

(6) Review the scientific basis for proposed No Significant Risk Levels (NSRLs) and other regulations proposed for Sections 25701 through 25721 (No Significant Risk Levels).

(b) As an advisory body to the Governor and the lead agency, the DART Identification Committee may undertake the following activities:

(1) Render an opinion, pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 25249.8 of the Act, as to whether specific chemicals have been clearly shown, through scientifically valid testing according to generally accepted principles, to cause reproductive toxicity.

(2) Identify bodies which are considered to be authoritative and which have formally identified chemicals as causing reproductive toxicity.

(3) Identify specific chemicals that are required by state or federal law to have been tested for potential to cause reproductive toxicity but which have not been adequately tested.

(4) Review or propose standards and procedures for determining reproductive toxicity of chemicals.

(5) Review or propose standards, procedures and definitions related to the implementation, administration or interpretation of the Act in support of the duties specified in Section 25249.8 of the Act and upon request by the lead agency.

(6) Review the scientific basis for proposed Maximum Allowable Dose Levels (MADLs) and other regulations proposed for Sections 25801 through 25821 (No Observable Effect Levels).

(1. New section filed 2-24-88; operative 2-26-88 (Register 88, No. 11). 2. Amendment filed 11-1-93 as an emergency; operative 11-1-93 (Register 93, No. 45). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-1-94 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 3. Amendment refiled 2-25-94 as an emergency; operative 2-25-94 (Register 94, No. 8). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 6-27-94 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 4. Amendment refiled 6-16-94 as an emergency; operative 6-27-94 (Register 94, No. 24). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-25-94 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 5. Amendment refiled 10-24-94 as an emergency; operative 10-25-94 (Register 94, No. 43). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-22-95 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. 6. Editorial correction of subsection (b)(2) (Register 94, No. 43). 7. Certificate of Compliance as to 10-24-94 order including amendment of subsections (a)(1), (a)(5)-(b)(1), and (b)(5) transmitted to OAL 2-22-95 and filed 4-5-95 (Register 95, No. 14). 8. Amendment of section heading and section filed 1-7-2003; operative 2-6-2003 (Register 2003, No. 2). 9. Change without regulatory effect renumbering title 22, section 12305 to title 27, section 25305 filed 6-18-2008 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2008, No. 25). 10. New subsections (a)(6) and (b)(6) and amendment of Note filed 7-12-2012; operative 8-11-2012 (Register 2012, No. 28).)

Note: Authority cited: Section 25249.12, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25249.8 and 57004, Health and Safety Code.

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