Evaluation of the Inhalation Carcinogenicity of Ethylene Oxide (2013 Revised External Review Draft)
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EPA is initiating a public comment period prior to peer review of the scientific basis supporting the human health hazard and dose-response assessment of ethylene oxide (cancer) that will appear in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database. Please refer to IRISTrack – Ethylene Oxide for the latest schedule updates.
|Apr 1984||EPA released the Health Assessment Document for Ethylene Oxide (External Review Draft)(EPA-600/8-84/009A).|
|Jun 1985||EPA published the Health Assessment Document for Ethylene Oxide (Final) (EPA-600/8-84/009F).|
|Dec 1998||EPA begins work on new assessment of carcinogenicity of EtO.|
|Mar 2006||Completion of internal EPA review of draft assessment of carcinogenicity of EtO.|
|Aug 2006||Completion of external Federal agencies review of EPA’s draft assessment of carcinogenicity of EtO.|
|Sep 2006||EPA released the draft assessment for a 30-day public comment period. [Federal Register Notice September 22, 2006]|
|Oct 2006||A 30-day extension is given for the public comment period. [Federal Register Notice October 12, 2006]|
|Jan 2007||Peer review meeting of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) (public meeting).|
|Dec 2007||EPA’s SAB issued a final report on the review of the draft assessment of EtO.|
|Jul 2011||EPA initiated Final Agency and Interagency Science Discussion (step 6 of the IRIS process) of the draft assessment of EtO.|
|Jun 2012||EPA conducted further Agency review of a revised draft.|
|Jul 2013||EPA revised the draft assessment and released for additional public review and comment (step 4 of the IRIS process). The interagency science discussion draft of the assessment and related comments are also available. [Federal Register Notice Jul 23, 2013]|
|Aug 2013||EPA announced an extension of the public comment period from September 5 to October 11, 2013. [Federal Register Notice Aug 28, 2013]|
|Aug 2013||EPA announced a request for nominations for experts to augment the SAB CAAC to form a panel for the review of the EPA’s draft IRIS Evaluation of the Inhalation Carcinogenicity of Ethylene Oxide (Revised External Review Draft). [Federal Register Notice Aug 28, 2013]|
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