Chemical Mixtures Program
Recent Actions of the Mixtures Program
The Tom's River New Jersey Site - An example of the important use of information on chemical mixtures.
In 1996 the Agency prepared two consultations:
“An evaluation of the relationship of cancer and exposure to contaminants identified at the Ciba-Geigy site and Reich Farm site, Ocean County, New Jersey” (1996).
“Toxicological issues related to chemicals identified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services” (1996).
In 1997, the Agency conducted:
A full weight-of-evidence evaluation for nine chemicals (aldol, aniline, anisidine, anthraquinone, azo-dyes, 1,4-dioxane, epichlorohydrin, phenol, polypropylene glycol) found at the Tom’s River sites (1997).
In 1997, the Agency prepared a consultation:
“Interactions review of chemicals identified in the first chemical specific consultations related to Tom’s River investigation” (1997). Chemicals included were: acetone, aluminum, anthracene, benzene, cadmium, chlordane, chlorobenzene, chloroform, chromium, di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate, 1,4-dioxane, endosulfan, heptachlor epoxide, lead, mercury, N-nitrosodiphenylamine, tetrachloroethylene, toluene, trichloroethylene, and vinyl chloride.