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IRIS Poised To Restart Stalled Studies On Arsenic, Cr6 Under New Schedule

June 06, 2018
EPA's influential Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program is slated to release new protocols for its long-running assessments of the human health risks of arsenic and hexavalent chromium (Cr6) -- two ubiquitous and potent contaminants -- in the fall, part of a revamped schedule of priorities for the controversial program. Slides that IRIS leaders presented June 1 to the chartered Science Advisory Board (SAB) outline their updated slate of assessments in progress, which is due to be released shortly...

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