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Our Vision: To protect public health and the environment, OSCP promotes quality science in OPPTS decision-making.

The Office of Science Coordination and Policy (OSCP) was created in January 1999 as a third office within the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) to provide advice and leadership on cross-cutting science policy issues and emphasize quality science on emerging scientific and technical issues. We aim to assure sound scientific decisions are made regarding safe pesticide and chemical management through the leadership of the Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP). We also coordinate emerging exposure and hazard assessment topics such as endocrine disruptors and biotechnology.

OSCP supports science and advisory functions within OPPTS by:

Examples of roles and responsibilities for OSCP include:


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