EPA Science Inventory

IRIS Toxicological Review of Inorganic Arsenic (Cancer) (2010 External Review Draft)

Notice:

EPA announces the release of the Toxicological Review of inorganic arsenic (External Review Draft) in a February 19, 2010 Federal Register Notice. This draft assessment is provided for a 60-day public viewing and comment period.

Citation:

U.S. EPA. IRIS Toxicological Review of Inorganic Arsenic (Cancer) (2010 External Review Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/635/R-10/001, 2010.

Description:

EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB) conducted a review of the scientific basis supporting the human health cancer hazard and dose-response assessment of inorganic arsenic that will appear on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database. EPA revised the assessment and is now returning the assessment to the SAB and releasing the document to the public for a focused review of EPA's responses to the SAB recommendations.

Purpose/Objective:

This draft IRIS health assessment addresses only cancer human health effects that may result from chronic exposure to this chemical.

URLs/Downloads:

FR Notice: Feb 19, 2010   Exit

SAB Advisory on EPA’s Assessments of Carcinogenic Effects of Organic and Inorganic Arsenic: A Report of the US EPA Science Advisory Board (July 2007)   (PDF,88 pp, 433 KB,  about PDF)

Arsenic_ Excel_ Appendix F.zip (ZIP, 143 Kb)

IRIS Toxicological Review of Inorganic Arsenic (Cancer) (External Review Draft)   (PDF,575 pp, 6807 KB,  about PDF)

Arsenic_ Excel_ Table 5-3.zip (ZIP, 195 Kb)

FR Notice: Oct 25, 2010   Exit

Charge to External Peer Reviewers (SAB)   (PDF,3 pp, 26 KB,  about PDF)

IA Response to Comments   (PDF,1 pp, 115 KB,  about PDF)

SAB Activity Summary on Inorganic Arsenic -- Toxicological Review for IRIS

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (IRIS ASSESSMENT)
Start Date: 02/26/2010
Completion Date: 02/26/2011
Record Last Revised: 12/05/2016
Record Created: 01/28/2010
Record Released: 02/19/2010
OMB Category: Highly Influential
Record ID: 219111

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

IMMEDIATE OFFICE