IRIS Toxicological Review of Urea (External Review Draft)
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The draft Toxicological Review of Urea provides scientific support and rationale for the hazard and dose-response assessment pertaining to chronic exposure to Urea. Urea, also known as carbamide, is an endogenous product of protein and amino acid catabolism. It can also be produced synthetically by combining ammonia, carbon monoxide, and sulfur in methanol. Urea is utilized in diesel selective catalyst reduction, in fertilizers and animal feed, plastics, flame-proofing agents, adhesives, flavoring agents and consumer goods such as liquid soaps, detergents and household cleaning products.
|Jun 2010||EPA initiated the interagency science consultation on the draft Toxicological Review of Urea.|
|Sep 2010||EPA released the External Review Draft for public review and comment and the interagency science consultation review draft with comments. [Federal Register Sep 28, 2010]|
|Nov 2010||EPA announced the external peer review meeting to be held on December 13, 2010 via teleconference. [Federal Register Nov 10, 2010]|
|Jan 2011||EPA releases the comments from the public comment period and external review workshop.|
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