2011 California Code
Food and Agricultural Code
DIVISION 7. AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, LIVESTOCK REMEDIES, AND COMMERCIAL FEEDS [12500 - 15340]
ARTICLE 14. Birth Defect Prevention
(a) If the director, after evaluation of the health effects study of an active ingredient, finds that a pesticide product containing the active ingredient presents significant adverse health effects, including reproduction, birth defects, or infertility abnormalities, the director shall take cancellation or suspension action against the product pursuant to Section 12825 or 12826.
(b) The State Director of Health Services shall have access to mandatory health effects studies and other health effects studies on file at the Department of Food and Agriculture, and may, based upon the determination of the State Director of Health Services, provide advice, consultation, and recommendations concerning the risks to human health associated wth exposure to the substances tested.
(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 669, Sec. 1. Note: See changes set forth in Governor's Reorg. Plan 1 of 1991.)
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