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NAS Panel Expected To Advise EPA On Developing Low-Dose Toxicity Tests

July 14, 2017
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) will release next week a report on the health effects that some chemicals may cause at low exposure levels, or doses -- a situation that NAS will say EPA's existing regulatory toxicology testing approaches does not address, though the Trump administration budget sought to eliminate one such program. “Emerging evidence suggests chemicals such as endocrine disruptors have effects at doses even lower than those used in traditional toxicity testing performed by [EPA], raising concerns...

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