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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) about the Interagency Testing Committee

What is the ITC?

What does the ITC do?

What are the 8 TSCA section 4(e) chemical screening factors that the ITC must consider before recommending a chemical for testing?

  1. Quantities of chemicals manufactured
  2. Quantities of chemicals released to the environment
  3. Numbers of individuals exposed and duration of exposure
  4. Extent of human exposure
  5. Structure activity relationships to known toxic substances
  6. Available toxicity data
  7. Reliability of test data to predict hazard
  8. Availability of testing facilities

Which U.S. Government organizations are represented on the ITC?

Who provides support to the ITC?

What has the ITC accomplished?

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