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IRIS Toxicological Review and Summary Documents for 2-Methylnaphthalene (2003, External Review Draft)

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The U.S. EPA has conducted an external peer review of the scientific basis supporting the health hazard and dose-response assessment for 2-methylnaphthalene that will appear on the Agency's online data base, the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). Peer review is meant to ensure that science is used credibly and appropriately in derivation of this dose-response assessment. The draft Toxicological Review for 2-Methylnaphthalene and draft IRIS Summary have undergone internal Agency review.

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Jamie B. Strong
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EPA is hereby providing for public information a draft Toxicological Review, draft IRIS Summary, and charge to external peer reviewers for EPA's health assessment of 2-methylnaphthalene. These documents are provided for public viewing during an external scientific peer review period. While EPA is not soliciting public comments by this action, any scientific views received on the content of the Toxicological Review or IRIS Summary prior to 05/19/2003 will be considered in subsequent drafts.

Please direct any correspondence to: Jamie C. Benedict, National Center for Environmental Assessment (8601D), U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. or to benedict.jamie@epa.gov

Also, please send a recordkeeping copy to: IRIS Submission Desk, c/o ASRC, Inc., 6301 Ivy Lane, Suite 301, Greenbelt, MD 20770 or email to IRIS.desk@epa.gov


This download(s) is distributed solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. It has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency determination or policy.

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