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How to View or Download the COI Report

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

Separate chapters, that the reader can select and download individually, provide background and cost data for specific illnesses. In addition, the handbook contains links to chapters containing relevant information. For example, chapters dealing with cancers contain links to Chapter II.1, the introductory cancer chapter that contains basic information relevant to all cancer chapters. All chapters are linked to Part I [PDF, 149 KB], an introduction which contains basic information on objectives, handbook content, analytical methodology, and limitations.
1. View Sections of the Report Online
Individual sections of the document are available in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) from the COI Handbook Table of Contents. Note: It is essential to read Part I to get a full overview of the COI project.
How to view PDF files:

[PDF] PLEASE NOTE: Some of the documents mentioned in this Section are in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). To view or print them you will need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader program installed on your computer. The Reader can be downloaded and used with no charge; check here for more information on the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
2. Download the Report for Printing

The entire COI document is available in a self-extracting compressed word perfect zip-file called ENTIRE.EXE. To access this file, follow these directions:

  1. Download the file ENTIRE.EXE (self-extracting compressed Adobe Acrobat zip file, 1.8 MB) to a directory on your computer's hard drive or LAN directory. Follow your browser's prompts to save the file.
  2. Using a file management system either in DOS or Microsoft Windows, run the downloaded zip file. For example, in Windows, open ENTIRE.EXE from the directory in which you saved it. Follow your computer's prompts to 'Unzip' the file into a new folder you will create, we suggest naming the folder "COI".


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