NTP Elects To Study RF Effects
- Government considering inclusion of UV rays on carcinogen list. Reiman, Patty // Dermatology Times;Sep99, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p15
Reports that the United States government is considering including ultraviolet rays on its list of carcinogens. Findings and recommendations of the US National Toxicology Program task force; Link between exposure to solar radiation and cancer in humans.
- Sweet change... // FDA Consumer;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p4
Reports that the United States (US) National Toxicology Program has recommended that the saccharin be dropped from the program's list of suspected carcinogens. Reason behind the recommendation; Percentage of saccharin in the artificial sweeteners sold in the US.
- Occupation complicates RF exposure. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR Wireless News;4/15/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p18
Reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to issue a notice in Spring 2002 that would enhance policy regarding public exposure to radio-frequency emissions. Remarks from Richard Strickland, director of business development for Narda Safety Test Solutions; Solution to...
- Leading the World's Premier Environmental Health Organization: A Message from Linda Birnbaum. Birnbaum, Linda S. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Apr2009, Vol. 117 Issue 4, pA138
The author discusses her role as director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), both U.S. organizations. She mentions that there will be no immediate change of research priorities under her administration, but that she will...
- Soy Formula of "Minimal Concern". Tillett, Tanya // Environmental Health Perspectives;Aug2010, Vol. 118 Issue 8, pA335
The article reports on a draft opinion released by the U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluding that soy formula has only minimal concern for human health. The NTP judged that there is no conclusive evidence that soy infant formula has adverse human development effects. However, the...
- In vitro alternative methods: Validation, regulation. Garrett, Anne Wolven // DCI;Apr96, Vol. 158 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program's (NTP) establishment of the ad hoc Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICC-VAM) for the purpose of developing a report that would recommend...
- BPA: not our BFF. BRISENO-TUCKER, MICHELLE // Grand Magazine;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p32
The article explores the hazards of bisphenol A (BPA) especially to children. BPA is a synthetic industrial chemical used in polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins. Such chemical is mostly used in infant bottles, bicycle helmets and protective epoxy-resin linings. According to a National...
- Bisphenol A: Where to Now? Bucher, John R. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Mar2009, Vol. 117 Issue 3, pA96
This editorial examines a number of studies that, taken collectively, should be able to provide information on the ways in which bisphenol A impacts environmental and public health. This chemical, which is used in polycarbonate and polyvinyl chloride plastics, as well as epoxy resins, has been...
- National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Notice of Closed Meeting. Spaeth, Jennifer S. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;7/6/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 130, p40076
The article presents a notice of closed meeting on the contract proposals and discussions of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Special Emphasis Panel, Immunotoxicity Studies for the National Toxicology Program in the U.S. on August 2, 2012 in North Carolina.