Evaluating Chemicals: EPA Rolls Out Its Plan

Bergeson, Lynn L.
June 2009
Pollution Engineering;Jun2009, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the document titled "The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Strategic Plan for Evaluating the Toxicity of Chemicals," released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It notes that the plan will guide the agency's incorporation of molecular biology and computational science in toxicity testing and risk assessment. It adds that the plan focuses on the use of toxicity pathways identification in screening and prioritization of chemicals, and risk assessment.


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