EPA Plans ‘Confidence’ Framework For NAMs In Regulatory Work By 2024

February 16, 2022
EPA’s computational toxicology chief says researchers are targeting for 2024 “an agency-wide scientific confidence framework” that will guide the agency’s evaluations of new approach methods (NAMs) for regulatory purposes under TSCA and other laws, as part of a plan to advance the methods’ use. Rusty Thomas, director of EPA’s Center for Computational Toxicology and Exposure, outlined the plan in a Feb. 15 keynote address to the Alliance for Risk Assessment’s 13th annual Beyond Science and Decisions workshop in Washington, D.C.,...

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