Title: Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds National Academy Sciences (NAS) Review Draft 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: USA 
Year: 2006 
Availability: EPA/600/P-00/001Cb, December 2003, NAS Review Draft 
Author 1/Producer: US Environmental Protection Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Publisher: US Environmental Protection Agency 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.epa.gov/ncea/pdfs/dioxin/nas-review/  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->Others
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Toxicological information
 
Short description: This document is a draft. It has not been formally released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and should not at this stage be construed to represent Agency policy. This reassessment is comprised of three reports: Part 1. Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds (which expanded upon a 1988 draft exposure report titled, Estimating Exposure to 2,3,7,8-TCDD)Part 2. Health Assessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds; and Part 3. Dioxin: Integrated Summary and Risk Characterization for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds 
Link to News Items(s):   USA - EPA assessment of dioxin understates uncertainty about health risks and may overstate human cancer risk
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