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Antimicrobial Exposure Assessment Task Force II (AEATF II) Volume 5: Governing Document for a Multi-Year Antimicrobial Chemical Exposure Monitoring Program (interim draft document with changes)

The purpose of this document is to provide the EPA, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR), Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) and the Human Studies Review Board (HSRB):

  • Description of the overall scope of the AEATF II program
  • Demonstrate the need for additional human exposure monitoring data
  • Explain the proposed methodology for the exposure monitoring studies proposed for conduct by the AEATF II

This document also describes the plans of the AEATF II to develop a generic database, i.e., the Biocide Handlers Exposure Database (BHED™). By providing this background information, the AEATF II intends to present a scientifically valid basis for conducting the proposed human exposure monitoring studies. 

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