IRIS Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) (Interagency Science Discussion Draft)
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The draft Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid provides scientific support and rationale for the hazard identification and dose-response assessment pertaining to chronic exposure to trichloroacetic acid. Trichloroacetic acid is used as an antiseptic, skin peeling agent, and chemical intermediate to produce a variety of organic chemicals. Trichloroacetic acid is also used industrially as an etching and pickling agent for surface treatment of metals and as a solvent in the plastics industry. Trichloroacetic acid is formed from organic materials during water chlorination.
|Aug 2009||EPA hosted an interagency science consultation on the draft Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid.|
|Sep 2009||EPA released an External Reviewer Draft for public comment. EPA also announced a public listening session on Nov 4, 2009 [Federal Register Sep 24, 2009]|
|Nov 2009||EPA announced the external peer review meeting to be held on December 10, 2009. [Federal Register Nov 10, 2009]|
|Jan 2010||EPA released the comments from the external review workshop.|
|Jul 2011||EPA hosted an interagency science discussion on the review of the draft Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid.|
|Sep 2011||EPA releases the final toxicological review and IRIS Summary for Trichloroacetic Acid and the interagency science discussion draft with interagency comments.|
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