EPA Research Advisors Eye PFAS Health, Exposure Data As Key To Grouping

November 24, 2021
Members of EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) say the agency should give more weight to data on human health exposures as it groups per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for TSCA testing and potential regulation, in order to bolster its current approach that looks mostly for similarities in the chemicals’ structures. During a Nov. 23 meeting to craft recommendations for the Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) PFAS agenda, members of the BOSC executive committee praised EPA’s decision to group...

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