IRIS Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol (Interagency Science Discussion Draft)
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U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol (Interagency Science Discussion Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/635/R-09/004D, 2010.
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The draft Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol provides scientific support and rationale for the hazard and dose-response assessment pertaining to chronic exposure to pentachlorophenol. Pentachlorophenol is a wood preservative used to prevent decay from fungal organisms and insect damage. Use by the public was restricted in 1984, and application was limited to industrial areas. It has been reported in food, surface water, groundwater, rainwater, and soil. People who work or reside in close proximity to wood treatment facilities, treated lumber, or hazardous waste sites are likely exposed.
|May 2009||EPA released the external review draft report for public review and comment.|
|Jun 2009||EPA announced a public listening session for the draft review report. [Fedral Register Notice Jun 9, 2009]|
|Jun 2009||EPA announced the external peer review meeting to be held August 4, 2009 in Arlington, VA. [Federal Register Notice Jun 29, 2009]|
|Oct 2009||EPA released the comments from the external review workshop and public comment period.|
|Jul 2010||EPA hosted an interagency science discussion on the review of the draft Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol .|
|Sep 2010||EPA releases the final report and the interagency science discussion review draft with comments.|
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