OEHHA of California Announces New Public Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) of the California Environmental Protection Agency announces that the Public Health Goal (PHG) for perchlorate in drinking water has been decreased due to recent considerations of medical concerns and infant susceptibility. The article, Final Technical Support Document on the Public Health Goal For: Perchlorate in Drinking Water, posted by Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) on February 27, 2015, provides the details on the new PHG, the effects of perchlorate, as well as the final technical support document for this updated PHG.

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