IRIS Toxicological Review of Ammonia (Revised External Review Draft)
EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) is announcing a request for nominations for experts to augment the SAB Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee (CAAC) for the review of the EPA’s draft IRIS assessment for ammonia [Federal Register Notice Aug 28, 2013] (3pp., 210KB, about PDF)
The Toxicological Review of Ammonia was released for a 60-day public comment period on June 8, 2012. [Federal Register Notice Jun 8, 2012] EPA revised the toxicological review in response to the public comments received. Additionally, a summary of major public comments and EPA’s response are included as an appendix in the revised assessment. The full submissions by public commenters are available on the docket at http://www.regulations.gov (Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2012-0399). EPA has released the revised external review draft ammonia assessment and the SAB CAAC is conducting a peer review of the scientific basis supporting the assessment that will appear in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database. Please refer to IRISTrack – Ammonia for the latest schedule updates. Information regarding the peer review including submitting nominations for experts can be found at the SAB web site at http://yosemite.epa.gov/sab/sabproduct.nsf/fedrgstr_activites/IRIS%20Ammonia?OpenDocument.
|May 1991||The RfC for ammonia was posted to the IRIS database.|
|Mar 2012||EPA hosted an interagency science consultation meeting on the review of the draft Toxicological Review of Ammonia.|
|Jun 2012||EPA released the external review draft of the ammonia assessment for public review and comment. Additionally, the interagency science consultation draft, comments from reviewers, and EPA’s responses to selected major interagency comments were also released. [Federal Register Notice Jun 8, 2012]|
|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 Toxicological Review of Ammonia (Revised External Review Draft) [Federal Register Notice Aug 28, 2013] (3pp., 210KB, about PDF), and made available the revised external review draft assessment and draft charge to peer reviewers.|
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