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Find notifications (by year) of new IRIS Summary and Toxicological Review postings to IRIS, Federal Register notices, peer review meetings and other announcements about the IRIS Program and Web site. If you like to receive notifications of Recent Addition items, please contact us.

22 December 2009

Notice: IRIS Toxicological Review of Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether: Notice of Peer-Review Workshop
EPA announces the details of an external peer-review workshop to be held on January 26, 2010. This draft assessment, Toxicological Review of Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) was previously provided for public viewing and comment. [Federal Register December 22, 2009]

21 December 2009

Notice: IRIS Toxicological Review of Trichloroethylene: Public Listening Session Announcement
EPA is announcing a listening session to be held on January 26, 2010, during the public comment period for the draft document entitled, Toxicological Review of Trichloroethylene: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). [Federal Register December 21, 2009; more details can be found a prior released December 11, 2009 Federal Register Notice.]

17 December 2009

Notice: IRIS Toxicological Review of 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane: External Peer-Review Panel Workshop Announcement
EPA announces the details of an external peer review workshop to be held on January 27, 2010. This draft assessment, Toxicological Review of 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) was previously provided for public viewing and comment. [Federal Register December 21, 2009]

1 December 2009

Notice of IRIS Toxicological Review of Chloroprene: External Peer-Review Workshop
EPA will will convene an independent panel of experts and organize and conduct an external peer-review workshop to review the external review draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Chloroprene: In Support of Summary Information in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)" [Federal Register December 1, 2009]

10 November 2009

Notice of IRIS Toxicological Review of Hydrogen Cyanide and Cyanide Salts: External Peer-Review Workshop
EPA will convene an independent panel of experts and organize and conduct an external peer review workshop to review the external review draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Hydrogen Cyanide and Cyanide Salts (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register November 10, 2009]

10 November 2009

Notice of IRIS Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid: External Peer-Review Workshop
EPA will convene an independent panel of experts and organize and conduct an external peer review workshop to review the external review draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register November 10, 2009]

10 November 2009

Notice of IRIS Toxicological Review of Cis-and Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene: External Peer-Review Workshop
EPA will convene an independent panel of experts and organize and conduct an external peer review workshop to review the external review draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Cis-and Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register November 10, 2009]

5 November 2009

Notice of IRIS Toxicological Review of Choroprene: Listening Session
EPA is announcing a listening session to be held on November 23, 2009, during the public comment period for the external review draft document entitled, "Toxicological Review of Choroprene: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)." [Federal Register November 5, 2009]

3 November 2009

Publication: IRIS Toxicological Review of Trichloroethylene (External Review Draft)
EPA announces the release of the draft Toxicological Review of Trichloroethylene (TCE) for a 90-day public review and comment period. Additionally, as per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, Interagency Science Consultation Draft and the interagency draft of the trichloroethylene IRIS assessment have also been released. [Federal Register November 3, 2009]

2 November 2009

Announcement of Availability of Literature Searches for IRIS Assessments
EPA is announcing the availability of additional literature searches on the IRIS Web site [Federal Register November 2, 2009]

21 October 2009

Publication: External Peer Review Comments available on the Toxicological Review of ethylene glycol monobutyl ether (EGBE)
On April 25, 2008, the Toxicological Review of ethylene glycol monobutyl ether (EGBE) was released for external review. Comments from the first and second rounds of this review were consolidated and reports are now available.

21 October 2009

Publication: External Peer Review Comments available on the Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol
On August 4, 2009, an external peer review panel workshop was hosted by an independent contractor on the Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol (External Review Draft). Completing this review, a final report of the comments from the workshop were collected and is now available.

14 October 2009

Publication: IRIS Toxicological Review of Cerium Oxide and Cerium Compounds (Interagency Science Consultation Draft)
EPA has released the draft documents and comments from the Interagency Science Discussion of the Toxicological Review of Cerium Oxide and Cerium Compounds. As per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, interagency comments and the interagency draft of the Cerium Oxide and Cerium Compounds IRIS assessment have now been posted on the EPA Web site.

14 October 2009

Publication: IRIS Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid (Interagency Science Consultation Draft)
EPA has released the draft documents and comments from the Interagency Science Discussion of the Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid. As per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, interagency comments and the interagency draft of the Trichloroacetic Acid IRIS assessment have now been posted on the EPA Web site.

14 October 2009

Publication: IRIS Toxicological Review of Chlordecone (Interagency Science Consultation Draft)
EPA has released the draft documents and comments from the Interagency Science Discussion of the Toxicological Review of Chlordecone. As per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, interagency comments and the interagency draft of the Chlordecone IRIS assessment have now been posted on the EPA Web site.

14 October 2009

Publication: IRIS Toxicological Review of 2-Hexanone (Interagency Science Consultation Draft)
EPA has released the draft documents and comments from the Interagency Science Discussion of the Toxicological Review of 2-Hexanone. As per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, interagency comments and the interagency draft of the 2-Hexanone IRIS assessment have now been posted on the EPA Web site.

14 October 2009

Publication: IRIS Toxicological Review of 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (Interagency Science Consultation Draft)
EPA has released the draft documents and comments from the Interagency Science Discussion of the Toxicological Review of 1,2,3-Trichloropropane. As per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, interagency comments and the interagency draft of the 1,2,3-Trichloropropane IRIS assessment have now been posted on the EPA Web site.

14 October 2009

Publication: IRIS Toxicological Review of Cis-and Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene (Interagency Science Consultation Draft)
EPA has released the draft documents and comments from the Interagency Science Discussion of the Toxicological Review of Cis-and Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene. As per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, interagency comments and the interagency draft of the Cis-and Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene IRIS assessment have now been posted on the EPA Web site.

30 September 2009

A new Summary for Thallium (I), soluble salts and accompanying Toxicological Review (PDF) (163 pp, 1M) have been added to the IRIS Web site. This assessment replaces the assessments for the following related substances:

  • Thallium acetate
  • Thallium carbonate
  • Thallium chloride
  • Thallium nitrate
  • Thallium (I) sulfate

In addition, Thallic oxide has been renamed and replaced by Thallium oxide, for which an updated Summary is available. An updated Summary for Thallium selenite is also available. A new Toxicological Review (PDF) (163 pp, 1M) is available for both Thallium oxide and Thallium selenite.

30 September 2009

A new Summary for Bromobenzene and accompanying Toxicological Review (PDF) (123 pp, 764K) have been added to the IRIS Web site.

30 September 2009

An updated Summary for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane and a new accompanying Toxicological Review (PDF) (247 pp, 1.9M) have been added to the IRIS Web site.

29 September 2009

A new Summary for Cerium Oxide and Cerium Compounds and accompanying Toxicological Review (PDF) (118 pp, 703K) have been added to the IRIS Web site.

29 September, 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Chloroprene: External Peer Review Draft
EPA is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Chloroprene: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register September 29, 2009]

25 September 2009

A new Summary for 2-Hexanone and accompanying Toxicological Review (PDF) (136 pp, 964K) have been added to the IRIS Web site.

24 September, 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid: External Peer Review Draft & Listening Session
EPA is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Trichloroacetic Acid: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) (External Review Draft)." EPA is also announcing a public listening session to be held on November 4, 2009. [Federal Register September 24, 2009]

24 September, 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Cis-and Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene: External Peer Review Draft & Listening Session
EPA is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Cis-and Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) (External Review Draft)." EPA is also announcing a public listening session to be held on October 19, 2009. [Federal Register September 24, 2009]

24 September, 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane: External Peer Review Draft & Listening Session
EPA is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) (External Review Draft)." EPA is also announcing a public listening session to be held on October 14, 2009. [Federal Register September 24, 2009]

23 September, 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether: Listening Session Announcement
EPA is announcing a listening session to be held on October 7, 2009, for the external review draft document entitled, "Toxicological Review of Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)." [Federal Register September 23, 2009]

23 September 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Hydrogen Cyanide and Cyanide Salts: External Peer Review Draft & Listening Session
EPA's IRIS Program is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Hydrogen Cyanide and Cyanide Salts (External Review Draft)." EPA is also announcing a public listening session to be held on October 27, 2009. [Federal Register September 23, 2009]

22 September 2009

A new Summary for Chlordecone (Kepone) and accompanying Toxicological Review (PDF) (183 pp, 1.1M) have been added to the IRIS Web site.

As per the new IRIS process, all comments received from federal agencies and White House offices on draft IRIS assessments will be made publicly available. Accordingly, Interagency Science Consultation Draft and the interagency draft of the chlordecone (kepone) IRIS assessment will be available on the website on or before October 14, 2009.

19 August 2009

NCEA Policy and Procedures for Conducting IRIS Peer Reviews
EPA released an updated policy and procedure guidance for conducting IRIS Peer Reviews which discusses the issue of conflict of interest and and appearance of bias or lack of impartiality when a peer review panel is being formed.

6 July 2009

External Peer Review Panel Meeting Comments posted on the IRIS Toxicological Review Document of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds
On May 21, 2009, an external peer review panel workshop was hosted by an independent contractor on the Toxicological Review of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds (External Review Draft). Completing this review, a final report of the comments from the workshop were collected and is now available.

29 June 2009

Notice of IRIS Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol: External Peer Review Meeting
EPA will convene an independent panel of experts and organize and conduct an external peer review workshop to review the external review draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register June 29, 2009]

9 June 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane: Listening Session & External Peer Review Workshop Announcements
EPA is announcing a public listening session to be held on Monday, July 6, 2009 and an external peer review workshop to be held on August 17, 2009, during the public comment period for the draft document entitled, "Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)." [Federal Register June 9, 2009]

9 June 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol: Listening Session Announcement
EPA is announcing a public listening session to be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2009, for the external review draft document entitled, "Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)." [Federal Register June 9, 2009]

21 May 2009

Notice of the IRIS Program Process Update (2009)
EPA announces reforms to the agency's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) that will revitalize the program and ensure its scientific quality, integrity, transparency and timeliness. [Press Release May 21, 2009]

7 May 2009

Notice of the release of the IRIS Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane
EPA's IRIS Program is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of 1,4-Dioxane (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register May 7, 2009]

7 May 2009

Notice of the release of the IRIS Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol
EPA's IRIS Program is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Pentachlorophenol (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register May 7, 2009]

27 April 2009

Notice of IRIS Toxicological Review of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds: External Peer Review Meeting
EPA will convene an independent panel of experts and organize and conduct an external peer review workshop to review the external review draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register April 27, 2009]

24 March 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene): Third External Peer Review Meeting
EPA is announcing a third independent external peer review to be hosted by the National Academy of Sciences on April 2-3, 2009, for the draft document entitled, "Toxicological Review of Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene): In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)".

9 March 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds: Listening Session Announcement
EPA is announcing a public listening session to be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, for the external review draft document entitled, "Toxicological Review of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds: In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)." [Federal Register March 9, 2009]

6 February 2009

An updated Summary for Nitrobenzene and accompanying Toxicological Review for Nitrobenzene (PDF) (250 pp, 3.8 Mb) have been added to the IRIS Database.

5 February 2009

Notice of the release of the IRIS Toxicological Review of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds
EPA's IRIS Program is announcing a public comment period to review the draft document titled, "Toxicological Review of Halogenated Platinum Salts and Platinum Compounds (External Review Draft)." [Federal Register February 5, 2009]

1 January 2009

Notice for the Toxicological Review of Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene): Second External Peer Review Meeting
EPA is announcing a second independent external peer review to be hosted by the National Academy of Sciences on Jan 29-30, 2009, for the draft document entitled, "Toxicological Review of Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene): In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)".

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