EPA scientists propose using two assays for initial EDSP testing

05/1/2013 | InsideEPA.com (free content)

Two scientists with the Environmental Protection Agency suggest using just two assays -- rather than 11 -- for the first round of testing under the agency's Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program. Results for these assays would indicate whether additional testing is required, according to this article. Rick Becker, senior toxicologist with the American Chemistry Council, suggested a new advisory committee for the EDSP, which he said should be suspended while the EPA reviews companies' results from screening the first list of chemicals.

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