July 6, 2020
SACC Seeks Better Explanation Of EPA’s Risk Basis For TCE Analysis
EPA science advisors are unable to agree on whether the agency appropriately chose to base its analysis of the risks of the common solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) on the chemical’s adverse immune system effects rather than its historical -- and more conservative -- focus on fetal heart defects. But in its June 2 peer review report on the agency’s draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) evaluation of TCE, the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) urges the agency to provide a...
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