Biomonitoring California Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting, March 2014
Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting
The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, CA
March 27, 2014: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
George Alexeeff, Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)
Overview of the Meeting
Asa Bradman, Acting Chair, Scientific Guidance Panel (SGP)
Presentation: California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Presentation: Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Potential Designated and Potential Priority Metals
Potential priority chemicals: All designated metals not currently listed as priority chemicals (antimony, barium, beryllium, cesium, cobalt, manganese, molybdenum, platinum, thallium, tungsten, uranium) (Version posted on 3/17/14 with two references added)
--Letter from the Manganese Interest Group
--Supporting documents from the Manganese Interest Group
Comment submitted for Nov. 2010 SGP meeting
Presentation by Harvey Clewell on PBPK modeling
Presentation made to EPA
Public comments submitted after March 27, 2014 meeting
--Letter from International Tungsten Industry Association (submitted April 30, 2014)
--Letter from North American Metals Council (submitted May 12, 2014)
Panel Discussion and Recommendations
Best Practices for Biomarker Collection, Analysis, and Interpretation
Perspectives from U.S. EPA’s Chemical Safety for Sustainability (CSS) Research Program
Presentation: Jon Sobus, Ph.D., National Exposure Research Laboratory, U.S. EPA
(List of related publications)
--Letter from Sean M. Hays and Lesa L. Aylward of Summit Toxicology (3/13/14)
Open Public Comment Period
Wrap up and Adjournment
Meeting Participation and Comment
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