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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:

(1)2-acetylaminofluorene.

(2)4-aminodiphenyl.

(3)Benzidine and its salts.

(4)Bis(chloromethyl) ether.

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

(6)4-dimethylaminoazobenzene.

(7)Beta-naphthylamine.

(8)4-nitrodiphenyl.

(9)N-nitrosodimethylamine.

(10)Beta-propriolactone.

(11)Methyl chloromethyl ether.

(12)Alpha-naphthylamine.

(13)4,4´-methylene-(bis)2-chloroaniline.

(14)Ethyleneimine.

(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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