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Chemical Testing for Potential Hormone Effects Ordered

EPA has completed issuing the first test orders for pesticides to be screened for effects on the endocrine system. View details on the status of the test orders, including the order issuance date, the recipient(s) of the order, each order recipient's response and the order due date (PDF) (49 pp, 131K, About PDF). The status list is updated weekly. Also available is the status of EDSP Other Scientifically Relevant Information (OSRI): Order Recipient Submissions and EPA Responses (PDF) (2 pp, 18K, About PDF).

Examples of Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) 408(p) Orders:

The October 21, 2009 Federal Register Notice describes the order in which EPA issued test orders requiring Tier 1 screening for the first group of 67 chemicals. Test orders were issued between October 2009 and February 2010. EDSP Tier 1 screening data required to satisfy an order and OSRI submitted to the Agency are due within two years of the date of issuance of the order.

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