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Toxicological Profiles Addenda
Information About Contaminants Found at Hazardous Waste Sites
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The purpose of Toxicological Profiles Addenda is to provide, to the public and other federal, state, and local agencies a non-peer reviewed supplement of the scientific data that were published in the open peer-reviewed literature since the release of the profile.
Toxicological profiles are developed in response to the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986, which amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA or Superfund). CERCLA mandates that the Administrator of ATSDR prepare toxicological profiles on substances on the CERCLA Priority List of Hazardous Substances and that the profiles be revised "no less often than once every three years". CERCLA further states that the Administrator will "establish and maintain inventory of literature, research, and studies on the health effects of toxic substances" [Title 42, Chapter 103, Subchapter I, § 9604 (i)(1)(B)].
If you are aware of studies that will contribute to the database please send to:
Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine
1600 Clifton Road, MS F-62
Atlanta, GA 30333
FAX 770 488-4178
You can obtain further information on our web site about all the ATSDR toxicological profiles and how they are developed. You can also access the public health statements (PHSs), which contain information taken from chapter One of their respective ATSDR Toxicological Profiles. You may also access the ToxFAQs™, which are summaries of the PHSs and provide answers to the most frequently asked questions.
ATSDR can tell you where to find occupational and environmental health clinics. Specialists in these clinics can recognize, evaluate, and treat illnesses resulting from exposure to hazardous substances. You can also contact your community or state health or environmental quality department if you have any more questions or concerns.
Addenda supplement and should be used in conjunction with the profile, not as a replacement for the profile.
- Acetone (PDF, 335KB) - August 2011
- 1,1-Dichloroethene (PDF, 117KB) - July 2009
- 1,2-Diphenylhydrazine (PDF, 192KB) - October 2009
- 2,4- & 2,6-Dinitrotoluene (PDF, 140KB) - October 2009
- 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine (PDF, 99KB) - May 2010
- DDT, DDE, DDD (PDF, 510KB) - November 2008
- Dinitrocresols (PDF, 50KB) - October 2009
- Dinitrophenols (PDF, 90KB) - March 2011
- Disulfoton (PDF, 75KB) - September 2011
- Ethion (PDF, 127KB) - August 2011
- Formaldehyde (PDF, 678KB) - October 2010
- Styrene (PDF, 9KB) - September 2011
Further information can be obtained by contacting the ATSDR Information Center at:
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences
1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop F-57
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO 888-232-6348 (TTY)
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