EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)

Risk Assessment Principles & Practices Staff Paper: Priorities

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Suhair Shallal
202-564-2057
shallal.suhair@epa.gov
Responsible Committee/Panel:Exposure and Human Health Committee

BACKGROUND.

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EPA requested the Science Advisory Board’s recommendations regarding the Agency’s current and planned activities to improve risk assessment. As background, EPA requested SAB review a staff paper entitled, ``An Examination of EPA Risk Assessment Principles and Practices'' that presented the perspectives of EPA risk assessors on their understanding of how risk assessments are conducted in EPA and staff recommendations for strengthening and improving its practices