Exxon's DIDP Still Classified 'Toxic' In Calif.

Law360, New York (January 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California appeals court has upheld the listing of di-isodecyl phthalate as a chemical known to cause reproductive toxicity, batting down a challenge by the chemical's only U.S. manufacturer, Exxon Mobil Corp.

In a ruling Wednesday, the Court of Appeal of the State of California for the Second Appellate District agreed with a trial court that the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment didn't abuse its discretion in its categorization of the controversial chemical under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, denying Exxon's petition...
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