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December 8 - 9, 1998 Final Report

SAP Report No. 99-01
January 22, 1999

Sets of Scientific Issues Being Considered by the Environmental Protection Agency Regarding:

I - Methodology for Conducting Comparative Ecological Risk Assessments (29 KB)
II - A Retrospective Analysis of Developmental Neurotoxicity Studies (71 KB)
III - FQPA 10x Safety Factor Update (31 KB)

(These documents are in PDF format and require the Acrobat reader.)


This report has been written as part of the activities of the Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP). This report has not been reviewed for approval by the Agency and, hence, the contents of this report do not necessarily represent the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor of other agencies in the Executive Branch of the Federal government, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute a recommendation for use.

The SAP was established under the provisions of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended by the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996, to provide advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on pesticides and pesticide-related issues regarding the impact of regulatory actions on health and the environment. It is to serve as the primary scientific peer review mechanism of the EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP). The Panel is structured to provide balanced, expert assessment of pesticide and pesticide-related matters facing the Agency. Food Quality Protection Act, Science Review Board members serve the SAP on an ad hoc basis to assist in reviews conducted by the SAP. Further information about SAP reports and activities can be obtained from its website. Interested persons are invited to contact Larry Dorsey, FIFRA SAP Executive Secretary, via e-mail at dorsey.larry@epamail.epa.govor the OPP Docket at (703) 305-5805.

Report of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Meeting
December 8-9, 1998,
held at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, VA

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