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Private Peer Review Panel Backs Cumulative TSCA Phthalate Assessment

May 17, 2023
An anonymous panel hired by a contractor to peer review EPA’s proposed approach for a cumulative TSCA risk assessment of six phthalates has among its initial conclusions decided unanimously that grouping “select” phthalates for a cumulative assessment is “useful” for improving human health risk assessment, providing a potential boost to the project. Sean Hayes, founder and president of the private scientific consulting firm SciPinion, described the third-party peer review during a May 8 meeting of EPA’s Science Advisory Committee on...

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