Abiraterone Acetate Listed Under Proposition 65 (April 2016)

Effective April 8, 2016 the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adding abiraterone acetate (CAS No. 154229-18-2) to the list of chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity under Proposition 65. It is listed under mechanism FR – “formally required to be labelled or identified” under Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(b) and Title 27 Cal. Code of Regs., Section 25902.

Its toxicological endpoints include developmental toxicity, female reproductive toxicity, and male reproductive toxicity. Abiraterone acetate is a prostate cancer drug and is not found in consumer products.

Chemical CAS No. Toxicological Endpoints Listing Mechanism*
Abiraterone Acetate 154229-18-2 Developmental toxicity Female reproductive toxicity Male reproductive toxicity FR

* Listing mechanism: FR — “formally required to be labeled or identified” mechanism (Health and Safety Code section 25249.8(b)) and Title 27 Cal. Code of Regs., section 25902

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