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SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY PANEL MEETS SEPT. 26-29 ABOUT FOOD QUALITY PROTECTION ACT
Release Date: 09/21/2000
FOR RELEASE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2000
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY PANEL MEETS SEPT. 26-29
ABOUT FOOD QUALITY PROTECTION ACT
The Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) will meet September 26-29 to review a set of issues pertaining to the implementation of the Food Quality Protection Act. The topics for review include: test guidelines for chronic inhalation toxicity and carcinogenicity of fibrous particles; cumulative hazard assessment of organophosphate pesticides; components and methodologies of the 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. Copies of the agenda and background documents are available at: https://www.epa.gov/scipoly/sap. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Va.