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FIFRA SAP Minutes and Final Reports for November 2017 Meetings on Alternative High-Throughput Screens to Determine Endocrine Disruption Now Available on the Web

For Release: February 28, 2018

The minutes and final reports for the November 6, 2017, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) virtual preparatory meeting and the November 28-29, 2017, face-to-face meeting regarding the "Continuing Development of Alternative High-Throughput Screens to Determine Endocrine Disruption, Focusing on Androgen Receptor, Steroidogenesis, and Thyroid Pathways," are now available.

The minutes and final reports will also be posted at the SAP web page and in the docket EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0214 at www.regulations.gov.

Inquiries regarding these reports may be made by contacting the Designated Federal Official, Dr. Todd Peterson, via email: peterson.todd@epa.gov or telephone: 202-564-6428.

The FIFRA SAP serves as the primary scientific peer review mechanism of EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) and is structured to provide scientific advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on pesticides and pesticide-related issues as to the impact of regulatory actions on health and the environment. EPA is still evaluating the recommendations in the public comments, the meeting minutes, and final reports to determine next steps.