Toxicological Profile for Bromomethane

Title: Toxicological Profile for Bromomethane

Subject of Planned Report: The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects for the substance being described.

Purpose of Planned Report: The purpose of the toxicological profile is to provide a source of toxicological and epidemiological data on hazardous substances most commonly found at hazardous waste sites and in support of public health assessments at these sites.

Type of Dissemination: ISI

Timing of Review (including deferrals):September 2017
Type of Review (panel, individual or alternative procedure): Individual

Opportunities for the Public to Comment (how and when):A draft of this profile will be made available for public comment in 2018

Peer Reviewers Provided with Public Comments before the Review: No
Anticipated Number of Reviewers: 3

Primary Disciplines or Expertise: toxicology, environmental health, chemistry

Reviewers Selected by (agency or designated outside organization): CDC/ATSDR

Public Nominations Requested for Reviewers: No

1. Kelly A. Reynolds
1. Reynolds, Kelly A
Academic and Professional Credentials MSPH, PhD
Current Position Title Microbiologist and Associate Professor, Program Director
Organizational Affiliation(s) Community, Environment & Policy Division, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Director, Environment, Exposure Science and Risk Assessment Center (ESRAC)
The University of Arizona
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences Expertise / Discipline: research and public health education in environmental science, specializing in water quality, food safety and disease transmission. Specific research includes: Application of lasers to detect human viruses in drinking water; contaminants in the water supply and in the home including MRSA;Risk of Waterborne Illness via Drinking Water in the United States; bacteria and biochemical markers on public surfaces; Evaluation of Electrochemically Generated Ozone for the Disinfection of Water and Wastewater; ICC/PCR detection of enteroviruses and hepatitis A virus in environmental samples

Experience: numerous projects and the publication of hundreds of journal articles, book chapters and professional reports. Dr. Reynolds received her doctorate degree from the University of Arizona in agriculture and life sciences in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, and a master’s degree from the University of South Florida in Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. She has previously worked as a research technician, research fellow and an assistant research scientist at the UA since 1987.

Recommended by Scientific/Professional Society or General Public No
2. Kyle Steenland
2. Steenland, Kyle
Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Professor
Organizational Affiliation(s) Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences Expertise/discipline : Statistical modeling, environmental health, environmental and occupational epidemiology, mathematics, cancer; pesticides in relation to neurodegenerative diseases, adult lead exposure and cancer, PFOA and a variety of diseases.
Experience: serves as a Professor in the Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology at Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University. Dr. Steenland is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Emory. Prior to Emory he worked for 20 years at the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). He has written over 60 first authored articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and has edited two books on environmental and occupational epidemiology. He is also an editor for tow journals, Env Health perspectives and the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. Dr Steenland’s work has focused on divers topics including cancer in relation to a variety of occupational agents such as welding, ethylene oxide, diesel fumes, silica, and dioxin; neurological disorders in relation to pesticides exposure and PCSBS; heart disease and tobacco smoke, shift work and work stress; and development of epidemiologic methods. Dr Steenland also worked abroad at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Heath Orgnzation.
Recommended by Scientific/Professional Society or General Public No
3. Prakash Mulay
3. Mulay, Prakash
Academic and Professional Credentials MBBS, MPH
Current Position Title Chemical Surveillance Epidemiologist
Organizational Affiliation(s) Bureau of Epidemiology; Florida Department of Health
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences Expertise / Discipline: epidemiology, public health, surveillance; international and humanitarian medicine, primary care and infectious diseases.
Experience: Dr Mulay is an experienced physician and epidemiologist who has investigated many outbreaks and surveillance of diseases such as occupational and non-occupational pesticide-related illnesses and injuries; acute illnesses associate with exposure to fipronil, paraquat and diquat related illness; mosquito-borne diseases; toxic poisonings, fumigants, etc.
Recommended by Scientific/Professional Society or General Public No

Charge to Peer Reviewers

Peer Reviewers’ Comments and CDC/ATSDR’s Response to Peer Reviewers’ Comments: Bromomethane Cdc-pdf[PDF – 266 KB]
Additional elements to be added to the public posting as they become available

Page last reviewed: August 9, 2018