New paper shows EPA’s systematic review methods exclude key studies

November 2, 2020
A new paper by researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) charges that EPA’s methods for ranking studies for use in its TSCA and other chemical evaluations discard studies based on quality factors that may not be appropriate and that other review approaches do not use, resulting in fewer studies being used to answer key questions. The study authors, with UCSF’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE), say in an Oct. 30 blog post describing the...


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