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IRIS Toxicological Review of 2,2',4,4'-Tetrabromodiphenyl Ether (External Review Draft)
[12/22/06] EPA announced an external peer review panel meeting to review the recently released draft documents entitled, “Toxicological Review of Tetrabromodiphenyl Ether (BDE-47): In Support of Summary Information in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)” (NCEA-S-2537).
U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of 2,2',4,4'-Tetrabromodiphenyl Ether (External Review Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 2007.
EPA is updating the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) health assessments for the PBDEs.
The U.S. EPA is conducting a peer review of the scientific basis supporting the human health hazard and dose-response assessments of congeners of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PDBEs), this review is about 2,2',4,4'-Tetrabromodiphenyl Ether, or commonly referred to as tetraBDE (BDE-47). Following the external peer review this assessment will appear in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database. Peer review will ensure that science is used credibly and appropriately in derivation of the dose-response assessments and toxicological characterization.
URLs/Downloads:FR NOTICE: DECEMBER 22, 2006 Exit
2,2',4,4'-TETRABROMODIPHENYL ETHER (NCEA-S-2537) (PDF,66 pp, 312 KB, about PDF)