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Botanical Dietary Supplement Safety Assessment and Challenges

Posted: April 1, 2016 The National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency program under the National Institutes of Environmental and Health Sciences (NIEHS) is organizing, April 26-27, 2016, the workshop, Addressing Challenges in the Assessment of Botanical Dietary Supplement Safety. The workshop will convene experts from government, industry, and other organizations to discuss the “challenges” and […]
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Request for information and nominations of experts for peer review on systematic review of immunotoxicity associated with PFOA or PFOS exposure

Contributor: Sherry Ward, AltTox Source: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/08/14/2015-20122/systematic-review-of-immunotoxicity-associated-with-exposure-to-pfoa-or-pfos-request-for-information Background: PFOA and PFOS are persistent chemicals that are widely distributed in the environment in part because of high stability and little to no expected degradation in the environment. In terms of toxicity and exposure, PFOA and PFOS are the best studied perfluoroalkyl acids, a group of compounds used […]
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