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IRIS Toxicological Review of Hexabromodiphenyl Ether (External Review Draft)

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Samantha J. Jones
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by email at:  jones.samantha@epa.gov
The U.S. EPA is conducting a peer review of the scientific basis supporting the human health hazard and dose-response assessments of congeners of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PDBEs), this review is about 2,2',4,4',5,5'-Hexabromodiphenyl Ether, or commonly referred to as HexaBDE (BDE-153). Following the external peer review this assessment will appear in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database. Peer review will ensure that science is used credibly and appropriately in derivation of the dose-response assessments and toxicological characterization.

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Public Comments

EPA is hereby providing for public information the draft Toxicological Review of Hexabromodiphenyl Ether (BDE-153), and a charge to external peer reviewers for EPA's health assessment of the polybrominated diphenyl ethers. This documents is provided for public viewing and comment. Public comments received on the Toxicological Review prior to February 5, 2007 will be provided to the external peer reviewers for their consideration. Any comments received by February 16, 2007 will be considered by EPA in subsequent drafts. Please direct any correspondence, identifying the IRIS program, chemical substances, document date, and FDMS (federal government-wide edocket #) ID EPA-HQ-ORD-2006-0838 to:

Environmental Protection Agency
c/o EPA Docket Center, Mail Code 2822T
EPA West Building
1301 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20005

or by email to ord.Docket@epa.gov

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