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Section 9004. (Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 947, Sec. 2.)
Cite as: Cal. Lab. Code §9004.

“Carcinogen” means and includes the following recognized cancer-causing substances for which standards have been adopted pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 9020):

(a)Any of the following substances and any compound, mixture, or product containing these substances:



(3)Benzidine and its salts.

(4)Bis(chloromethyl) ether.

(5)3,3´-dichlorobenzidine and its salts.






(11)Methyl chloromethyl ether.




(b)Asbestos, including chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, tremolite, anthophyllite, and actinolite.

(c)Vinyl chloride.

(d)Any other substance for which standards are adopted and in effect due to cancer-causing properties and any compound, mixture, or product containing such a substance, except as specifically exempted from the standards.

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