CASRN 91-20-3 | DTXSID8020913
Protocol for the Naphthalene IRIS Assessment (Preliminary Assessment Materials)
|EPA revised the IRIS Summary and Toxicological Review of Naphthalene and released an external review draft for public comment.
|EPA released a revised IRIS Summary and Toxicological Review of Naphthalene (External Review Draft) for public comment and hosted an peer review panel meeting.
|EPA hosted a Peer Consultation Workshop on research needs related to the mode of action of inhalation carcinogenicity on April 7, 2005.
|EPA released the document Research Needs Related to Naphthalene Assessment summary report from the workshop.
|EPA released the IRIS Toxicological Review of Naphthalene (Scoping and Problem Formulation Materials) for discussion at a public science meeting held on September 3-4, 2014 to provide the opportunity for the public to give input on the developing draft assessment.
|EPA released the IRIS Assessment Plan of Naphthalene (Scoping and Problem Formulation) for a 30-day public comment period. An August 23, 2018 IRIS Public Science Webinar to discuss the document was also announced. [Federal Register Notice Jul 5, 2018]
|EPA has announced that the August 23, 2018 IRIS Public Science Meeting was postponed until the IRIS Program identified suitable public science meeting dates in the near future. Stakeholders wishing to provide written comments to the IRIS Program were invited to continue to do so through the docket on Regulations.gov until September 5, 2018.
|EPA suspended the assessment in fiscal year 2019. It may be restarted as Agency priorities change.
|The IRIS assessment of naphthalene was released from suspension and announced in the June 2021 IRIS Program Outlook.
|EPA updated the IAP and posted an errata sheet outlining the changes that were made to the draft assessment and posted on this site on Sep 30, 2021.
|EPA announced the rescheduling of the IRIS Public Science Meeting for Naphthalene to be held on November 9, 2021 to discuss the key science issues identified in the 2018 IRIS Assessment Plan (IAP).
|EPA held the IRIS Public Science Meeting for Naphthalene on November 9, 2021 to discuss the key science issues identified in the 2018 IRIS Assessment Plan (IAP).
|EPA released the Protocol for the Naphthalene IRIS Assessment (Preliminary Assessment Materials). [Federal Register Notice March 17, 2023]
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