Proposition 65 - Safe Harbor Levels for DEHP and BPA

Question Posed:

What are the safe harbor levels for the DEHP and BPA substances?

Answer Provided:

Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) safe harbor levels:

Cancer

 

No Significant Risk Level (NSRL):

310 (adult) µg/day

Reproductive Toxicity

 

Maximum Allowable Dose Level (MADL) :

4200 µg/day (intravenous- adult); 600 µg/day (intravenous- infant boys, age 29 days to 24 months); 210 µg/day (intravenous- neonatal infant boys, age 0 to 28 days)

Maximum Allowable Dose Level (MADL) - Oral:

410 µg/day (adult); 58 µg/day (infant boys, age 29 days to 24 months); 20 µg/day (neonatal infant boys, age 0 to 28 days)

 

Bisphenol A (BPA) - does not have a current safe harbor level.  

Note: BPA has additional requirements and concerns about BPA in canned and bottled food and drink.

Reference: https://oehha.ca.gov/media/downloads/crnr/art6businessqa.pdf

Reference (Proposition 65 substance list): https://oehha.ca.gov/proposition-65/proposition-65-list

**Article contents valid as of 2017-08-23

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