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Jun
23

EPA Evaluates Current Test Methods and NMDR

EPA has concluded that the agency’s current toxicity test methods are  sufficient to determine chemicals’ hazards, despite finding in a just  issued draft paper that exposure to some chemicals can result in  unpredictable non-monotonic dose responses which some say can  lead to effects that current testing does not detect. This EPA conclusion is stated in a new draft white paper entitled “State of the Science Evaluation: Nonmonotonic Dose Responses as They Apply to Estrogen, Androgen, and Thyroid Pathways and EPA Testing and Assessment Procedures.” This paper is available for review by clicking here. 

 

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