IRIS Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane (with Inhalation Update) (Interagency Science Discussion Draft)
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1,4-Dioxane is commonly used as a solvent, cleaning agent, chemical stabilizer, surface coating, adhesive agent, and an ingredient in chemical manufacture. The IRIS Program completed the assessment for oral exposure to 1,4-dioxane on August 11, 2010 and noted that new inhalation studies would be evaluated separately. The 2010 oral assessment has now been updated with additional information regarding 1,4-dioxane toxicity following exposure via inhalation resulting in the 2013 1,4-dioxane assessment (with inhalation update).
|Aug 2010||EPA released the final oral toxicity assessment of 1,4-dioxane on the IRIS Web site.|
|May 2011||EPA initiated the interagency science consultation on the draft Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane.|
|Sep 2011||EPA released the external review draft of the 1,4-dioxane assessment (with inhalation update) for public review and comment. EPA concurrently released the interagency science consultation draft toxicological review and charge, and interagency comments with EPA's response.|
|Jul 2013||EPA initiated the final agency review and interagency science discussion on the draft Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane (with inhalation update) and draft IRIS Summary.|
|Sep 2013||EPA released the final IRIS Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane (with inhalation update) and IRIS Summary for 1,4-Dioxane along with the interagency science discussion draft, interagency comments, and EPA’s response to interagency comments.|
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