Experts Press EPA To Extend NAS’ IRIS Advice To TSCA Systematic Review

December 9, 2021
Academics are urging EPA’s toxics office to quickly revise that program’s systematic review practices based on new National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recommendations for Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessments, saying the body’s advice applies to common issues shared by both programs. “I think there would be reason for concern if the new [Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) systematic review] method deviates from the NAS recommendations both on the TSCA method and IRIS method. Both reports have made very clear...

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