The Annual Health Effects Summary Tables (HEAST) are for use at both Superfund and RCRA sites. It is maintained by the Environmental Protection Agencys Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation and provides a comprehensive listing of provisional risk assessment information relative to oral and inhalation routes of exposure for chemicals.

In the document listed below, slope factors were calculated by EPA to assist HEAST users with risk-related evaluations and decision-making at various stages of the remediation process.


U.S. EPA. HEALTH EFFECTS ASSESSMENT SUMMARY TABLES (HEAST). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., 1997.

Additional Information

Please contact Dave Crawford for the most up-to-date status on the HEAST tables.

Note: As of March 1998 the most current document numbers were:

    NTIS ORDER NO.: PB97-921 199
    OWSER # 9200.6-303 (97-1)
    EPA # 540-R-97-036