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FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Historical Meetings

The table below contains a list of Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) meetings from 1996 to 2011. EPA establishes dockets when rulemaking or non-rulemaking actions are announced. Dockets may contain Federal Register documents, a variety of supporting documentation, and public comments. The table below presents links to meeting materials stored in electronic dockets established after May 22, 2002. Meeting materials for meetings prior to May 22, 2002 are available in the EPA Web Archive.

Available meeting materials include the agenda for the meeting, a list of the panel members with biographical information, meeting minutes transcribed from the proceedings, and supplemental materials where applicable.

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Meetings Table

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Year Date Topic Meeting Materials
2011 February 15-18 Chlorpyrifos Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic (PBPK/PD) Modeling linked to the Cumulative and Aggregate Risk Evaluation System (CARES) EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0284
2011 May 24-26 Integrated Approaches to Testing and Assessment strategies (IATA): Use of New Computational and Molecular Tools EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0588
2011 July 26-28 Re-Evaluation of Human Health Effects of Atrazine: Review of Non-Cancer Effects, Drinking Water Monitoring Frequency, and Cancer Epidemiology   EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0399
2011 October 25-26 Two-dimensional Exposure Rainfall-Runoff Assessment (TERRA) Watershed Model and its Use in the FIFRA Ecological Risk Assessment for Antimicrobial Uses of Copper EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0582
2011 November 29-December 1 FIFRA Section 6(b) Notice of Intent to Cancel Twenty Homeowner Rodenticide Bait Products EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0718
2010 February 2-4 Incorporation of Epidemiology and Human Incident Data into Human Risk Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0851
2010 April 26-29 Re- Evaluation of Human Health Effects of Atrazine: Review of Experimental Animal and In Vitro Studies and Drinking Water Monitoring Frequency. EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0125
2010 July 20-22 SHEDs-Multimedia version 4, Peer consult on PBPK Modeling, and a SHEDS-PBPK Permethrin study EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0383
2010 July 23 Comparative Adult and Juvenile Sensitivity Toxicity Protocols for Pyrethroids EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0378
2010 September 14 - 17 Non-Cancer Effects of Atrazine EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0481
2010 December 7 Consultation on the Use of Pesticides and Climate Change EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0761
2010 December 8 - 9 Efficacy of PIP Seed Blends and IRM Modeling for PIP Product EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0772
2009 February 23 - 25 Evaluation of the Resistance Risks from Using a Seed Mix Refuge with Pioneer's Optimum AcreMax1 Corn Rootworm-Protected Corn  EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0836
2009 February 25 - 26 Scientific Issues Associated with Data Required to Register Plant-Incorporated Protectants (February 25, 2009, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm; February 26, 2009, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm) EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0835
2009 March 31 - April 1 Scientific Issues Associated with Designating a Prion as a "Pest'' EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0859
2009 May 12 - 15 The Ecological Significance of Atrazine Effects on Primary Producers in Surface Water Streams in the Corn and Sorghum Growing Region of the United States EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0104
2009 June 16 - 19 Evaluation of the Common Mechanism of Action of Pyrethroid Pesticides EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0489
2009 August 25 - 27 The Use of Structure Activity Relationships of Estrogen Binding Affinity to Support Prioritization of Pesticide Inert Ingredients and Antimicrobial Pesticides for Screening and Testing EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0322
2009 October 6 - 9 Evaluation of Updated Standard Operating Procedures for Residential Exposure Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0516
2009 November 3 Presentation of the Approach to Reevaluate Atrazine EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0759
2009 November 3 - 6 Assessment of Hazard and Exposure Associated with Nanosilver and other Nanometal Pesticide Products: A Consultation EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0683
2009 December 1 - 4 Scientific Issues Associated with Field Volatilization of Conventional Pesticides EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0687
2008 December 2 - 5 Scientific Issues Associated with Worker Reentry Exposure Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0673
2008 October 28 - 31 Selected Issues Associated with the Risk Assessment Process for Pesticides with Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Characteristics EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0550
2008 September 16 - 19 The Agency's Evaluation of the Toxicity Profile of Chlorpyrifos EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0274
2008 September 9 - 12 An Evaluation of the Common Mechanisms of Action of Pyrethroid Pesticides - This meeting was cancelled EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0489
2008 March 25 - 28 Review the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) Proposed Tier-1 Screening Battery EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0012
2008 February 5 - 8 Scientific Issues Associated with the Agency's Proposed Action Under FIFRA 6 (b) Notice of Intent to Cancel Carbofuran EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-1088
2007 December 4 - 7 Interpretation of the Ecological Significance of Atrazine Stream-Water Concentrations Using a Statistically-Designed Monitoring Program EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0934
2007 October 9 - 12 The Potential for Atrazine to Affect Amphibian Gonadal Development EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0498
2007 August 16 - 17 Assessing Approaches for the Development of PBPK Models of Pyrethroid Pesticides EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0388
2007 August 14 - 15 Review of EPA/ORD/NERL's SHEDS-Multimedia Model, aggregate version 3 EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0388
2007 July 17 - 19 Guidance on Test Methods for Demonstrating the Efficacy of Antimicrobial Products for Inactivating Bacillus anthracis Spores on Environmental Surfaces EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0186
2007 February 27 - 28 Status of the In Utero Through Lactational Assay in the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0987
2007 January 9 - 12 Worker Exposure Assessment Methods EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0856
2006 November 15 - 17 Studies Evaluating the Impact of Surface Coatings on the Level of Dislodgeable Arsenic, Chromium and Copper from Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA)-Treated Wood EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0693
2006 October 24 - 26 Evaluation of the Resistance Risks from Using 100% Bollgard and Bollgard II Cotton as Part of a Pink Bollworm Eradication Program in the State of Arizona EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0657
2006 June 13 - 15 Analysis of a Natural Refuge of Non-Cotton Hosts for Monsanto's Bollgard II Cotton EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0217
2006 April 4 - 6 Review of Worker Exposure Assessment Methods EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0471
2006 March 14 - 15 Event MIR604 Modified Cry3A Protein Bt Corn--Plant Incorporated Protectant EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0035
2006 February 14 - 16 Review of Worker Exposure Assessment Methods EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0471
2005 December 6 - 7 Plant-Incorporated Protectants Based on Virus Coat Protein Genes: Science Issues Associated with Review of Proposed Rule EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0249
2005 August 23 - 26 Preliminary N-Methyl Carbamate Cumulative Risk Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0172
2005 June 14 - 15 Carbamate Dietary Exposure Assessment Incorporating Cholinesterase Recovery into CARES-Compatible Modules EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0102
2005 May 5 - 6 Comparison of the Results from 12- or 24-Month Dog Studies on Pesticides with Dog Studies of Shorter Duration EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0045
2005 May 3 - 4 TSCA Inventory Nomenclature for Enzymes and Proteins EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0060
2005 March 1 - 2 Scientific Issues Associated With the Human Health Assessment of The Cry34Ab1 Protein EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0395
2005 February 22 - 23 FIFRA SAP Participation in the Science Advisory Board (SAB) Review of the Preliminary Risk Assessment of Perfluorooctanoic Acid This meeting was cancelled.
2005 February 15 - 18 N-methyl Carbamate Cumulative Risk Assessment: Pilot Cumulative Analysis EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0405
2004 December 3 The N-methyl Carbamate Cumulative Risk Assessment: Strategies and Ethodologies for Exposure Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0349
2004 December 2 Use of Pharmacokinetic Data to Refine Carbaryl Risk Estimates from Oral and Dermal Exposure   EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0343
2004 November 30 - December 1 Dimethoate: Issues Related to the Hazard and Dose Response Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0320
2004 October 13 - 15 Issues Associated with Deployment of a Type of Plant-Incorporated Protectant (PIP), Specifically Those Based on Plant Viral Coat Proteins (PVCP-PIPs) EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0287
2004 September 9-10 Fumigant Bystander Exposure Model Review: SOil Fumigant Exposure Assessment System (SOFEA) Using Telone as a Case Study EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0242
2004 August 26 - 27 Fumigant Bystander Exposure Model Review: The Fumigant Exposure Modeling System (FEMS) Using Metam Sodium as a Case Study EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0241
2004 August 24 - 25 Fumigant Bystander Exposure Model Review: Probabilistic Exposure and Risk model for FUMigants (PERFUM) Using Iodomethane as a Case Study EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0240
2004 July 29 - 30 Dimethoate: Issues Related to the Hazard and Dose Response Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0173
2004 June 8 - 10 Product Characterization, Human Health Risk, Ecological Risk, and Insect Resistance Management for Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Cotton Products EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0146
2004 May 4 - 6 Consultation On Dermal Sensitization Issues for Exposures to Pesticides EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0099
2004 April 29 - 30 A Model Comparison: Dietary and Aggregate Exposure in Calendex, CARES, and Lifeline EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0071
2004 March 30 - April 2 Refined (Level II) Terrestrial and Aquatic Models for Probabilistic and Ecological Assessment of Pesticides EPA-HQ-OPP-2004-0005
2003 December 11 - 12 Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Modeling: Preliminary Evaluation and Case Study for the N-Methyl Carbamate Pesticides: A Consultation EPA-HQ-OPP-2003-0332
2003 December 9 - 10 Proposed OPPTS Science Policy: PPAR-alpha Mediated Hepatocarcinogenesis in Rodents and Relevance to Human Health Risk Assessments EPA-HQ-OPP-2003-0338
2003 December 3 - 5 Probabilistic Exposure and Risk Assessment for Children who Contact CCA-Treated Wood on Playsets and Decks and CCA-Containing Soil Around These Structures EPA-HQ-OPP-2003-0316
2003 October 28 - 29 Ensuring Data Quality For In Vitro Tests Used As Alternatives To Animal Studies For Regulatory Purposes: A Consultation EPA-HQ-OPP-2003-0302
2003 July 17 Characterization of Epidemiology Data Relating to Prostate Cancer and Exposure to Atrazine EPA-HQ-OPP-2003-0186
2003 July 16 Ensuring Data Quality for In Vitro Tests Used as Alternatives to Animal Studies for Regulatory Purposes EPA-HQ-OPP-2003-0192
2003 June 17 - 20 Potential Developmental Effects of Atrazine on Amphibians EPA-HQ-OPP-2003-0024
2002 December 3 - 5 Face-to- Face Meeting: Studies on Water Disinfection and Softening as Related to FQPA Drinking Water Exposure Assessments: A Consultation EPA-HQ-OPP-2002-0265
2002 October 1 Projecting Domestic Percent Crop Treated with Pesticides for Dietary Risk Assessment EPA-HQ-OPP-2002-0228
2002 August 30 Stochastic Human Exposure and Dose Simulation Model (SHEDS): System Operation Review of a Scenario Specific Model (Sheds-Wood) to Estimate Children's Exposure and Dose to Wood Preservatives from Treated Playsets and Residential Decks Using EPA/ORD's SHEDS Probabilistic Model EPA-HQ-OPP-2002-0147
2002 August 27 - 29 Corn Rootworm Plant-Incorporated Protectant Insect Resistance Management and Non-Target Insect Issues   EPA-HQ-OPP-2002-0157
2002 July 30 - 31 Review of EPA's Draft Termite Bait Product Performance Testing Guideline EPA-HQ-OPP-2002-0125
2002 June 26 - 27 Determination of the Appropriate FQPA Safety Factor(s) in the Organophosphorus Pesticide Cumulative Risk Assessment: Susceptibility and Sensitivity to the Common Mechanism, Acetylcholinesterase Inhibition EPA-HQ-OPP-2002-0083
2002 April 30 - May 1 Cumulative and Aggregate Risk Evaluation System (CARES) Model Review EPA-HQ-OPP-2002-0004
2002 February 5 - 8 Organophosphate Pesticides: Preliminary OP Cumulative Risk Assessment OPP 00756
2001 December 12 Applicability of the Up and Down Procedure Methodology for Acute Oral Toxicity Testing OPP 00740
2001 December 11 Scientific Applicability for Use of an Alternative Test Guideline for Dermal Sensitivity OPP 00740
2001 October 23 - 25 CCA Treated Wood   OPP 00743
2001 September 7 Common Mechanism of Action of Thiocarbamates and Dithiocarbamates   OPP 00733
2001 September 5 - 6 Preliminary Cumulative Hazard and Dose-Response Assessment for Organophosphorus Pesticides: "Determination of Relative Potency and Points of Departure for Cholinesterase Inhibition." OPP 00733
2001 July 17 - 18 Assessment of Additional Scientific Information Concerning StarLink® Corn   OPP 00724
2001 June 27 - 29 Review of Non-target Plant Toxicity under NAFTA   OPP 00717
2001 March 28 HRI LifeLineT, Systems Operation Review OPP 00724
2001 March 13 - 16 A Case Study: Advancing Ecological Risk Assessment Methods in the EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs OPP 00702
2000 December 7 - 8 Case Study of the Cumulative Risk of 24 Organophosphate Pesticides; Cumulative Risk Assessment Method for Dietary (Food) Exposure; Cumulative Risk Assessment for Residential Exposure; Cumulative Risk Assessment for Drinking Water; Integrated Cumulative Risk Assessment OPP 00687
2000 November 28 Assessment of Scientific Information Concerning StarLink® Corn OPP 00688
2000 October 18 - 20 Issues pertaining to the Bt plant pesticides Risk and Benefit Assessments OPP 00678
2000 September 26 - 29 Test Guidelines for Chronic Inhalation Toxicity and Carcinogenicity of Fibrous Particles; Cumulative Hazard Assessment of Organophosphorus Pesticides; Components and Methodologies of the Calendex(TM), Lifeline(TM), and REx Models as Tools for Dietary and Residential Pesticide Exposure and Risk Assessments; and Assessment of Pesticide Concentrations in Drinking Water and Water Treatment Effects on Pesticide Removal and Transformation OPP 00677
2000 August 17 - 18 Assessment of Human Carcinogenic Potential of Malathion   OPP 00670
2000 June 27 - 29 Issues Pertaining to Atrazine Cancer Risk Assessment OPP 00637
2000 June 6 - 9 Consultation: National Drinking Water Survey Design for Assessing Chronic Exposure; Mammalian Toxicity Assessment Guidelines for Protein Plant Pesticides OPP 00644
2000 April 5 - 7 Implementing Probabilistic Ecological Assessments: A Consultation Insect Repellent Product Performance Testing Guideline Evaluation OPP 00647
2000 February 29 - March 3 Food Allergenicity of Cry9C Endotoxin and Other Non-digestible Proteins; Dietary Exposure Evaluation Model (DEEM) and MaxLIP (Maximum Likelihood Imputation Procedure); Pesticide Residue Decompositing Procedures and Softwares; Dietary Exposure Evaluation Model (DEEM) Consultation on Development and Use of Distributions of Pesticide Concentrations In Drinking Water for FQPA Assessments OPP 00641
1999 December 8 - 9 Characterization and Non-Target Organism Requirement for Protein Plant Pesticide and Cumulative Risk Assessment Methodology Issues of Pesticide Substances that have a Common Mechanism of Toxicity OPP 00630
1999 November 30 Testing on Human Subjects   OPP 22146
1999 September 21 - 24 Issues Related to Standard Operating Procedures for Residential Exposure Assessment, LifeLineTM Project, Carbamate Pesticide, Issues Pertaining to Hazard and Dose Response Assessment and Review of American Cynamid Company's Probabilistic Assessment for Chlorfenapyr   OPP 00620
1999 July 20 - 23 Burholderia cepacia: Risk Assessment of a Biopesticide with Affinities to a Human Opportunistic Pathogen; A Consultation on Protocol Design to Assess Acute Neurotoxicity Studies following Oral Administration of Pesticides; Higher Tier Ecological Risk Assessment for Chlorfunapyr; Spray Drift - Review of Proposed Pesticide Deposition Curves to Adjacent Areas   OPP 00612
1999 May 25 - 27 Office of Pesticide Programs Policy for the Use of the FQPA 10x Safety Factor; Statistical Methods for Use of Composite Data in Acute Dietary Exposure Assessment; Use of Watershed-derived Percent Crop Areas as Refinement Tool in FQPA Drinking Water Exposure Assessments for Tolerance Reassessment   OPP 00598
1999 March 30 - April 1 Joint SAP/SAB Meeting Concerning the EPA's Position on the Testing of Endocrine Disruptors   OPP 34299
1999 February 23 - 24 Sediment Toxicity and Fate of Synthetic Pyrethroids, Time Sensitive Reversibility of Aldicarb Induced Chlonisterase Inhibition as a Factor in Acute Dietary Risk Assessment; and Consultation on Development of Draft Aggregate Exposure Assessment Guidance Document for Combining Exposure from Multiple Sources and Routes OPP 00581
1998 December 10 - 11 Joint Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Human Testing Ethics OPP 22145
1998 December 8 - 9 Methodology for Conducting Comparative Ecological Risk Assessments; A Retrospective Analysis of Developmental Neurotoxicity Studies; FQPA 10x Safety Factor Update; EPA 10x Task Force Report OPP 00562
1998 October 14 - 15 Review of Guidance for Small-scale Prospective Groundwater Monitoring Studies; and Guidelines for Testing of Chemicals OPP 00553
1998 July 29 - 30 Proposed Methods for Basin-scale Estimation of Pesticide Concentrations in Flowing Water and Reservoirs for Tolerance Reassessment; Linear Low Dose Extrapolation for Cancer Risk Decisions; DDVP Risk Issues; FQPA 10 Safety Factor Status Report; and Chlorothalonil: Mechanism for the Formation of Renal and Forestomach Tumors OPP 00540
1998 May 5 - 6 Draft of EDSTAC Final Report OPP 00534
1998 March 24 - 25 Common Mechanism of Action of Organophosphates, Policy for Review of Monte Carlo Analysis for Dietary and Residential Exposure Scenarios, Suggested Probablistic Risk Assessment Methodology for Evaluating Pesticides that exhibit a Common Mechanism of Action, Use of FQPA 10x Safety Factor to Address Special Sensitivity of Infants and Children to Pesticides, and Post Application Exposure Guidelines OPP 00523
1998 February Final Report of the Subpanel on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Plant-Pesticides and Resistance Management Meeting Materials
1997 December 10 - 11 Estimating Drinking Water Exposure as a Component of the Dietary Risk Assessment; Spray Drift Program   OPP 00512
1997 September 9 - 10 FQPA Status Report; Criteria for Requiring In-utero Cancer Studies; Exposure Assessment Methodologies for Residential Scenarios; Progress Report on Developing Probabilistic Risk Assessment Methodologies for Aquatic and Terrestrial Risk; Efficacy Testing Issues Concerning Public Health Antimicrobial Pesticides   OPP 00490
1997 June 3 - 4 Anticipated Residues Methodology; Import Tolerance Guidelines; Antimicrobial Issues; Cholinesterase Policy Issues; DEET Risk Assessment (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide)   OPP 00480
1997 March 19 - 20 Toxicology Endpoint Selection Process; Inhalation Risk Assessments and the Combining of Margin of Exposures; Aggregate Exposure Methodology Issues; Common Mechanism of Action; Visual System Toxicity Testing of Organophosphates   OPP 00466
1996 October 29 - 30 10 Fold Safety Factor and In-utero Exposure to Carcinogens OPP 00449