Toxicological Profile for DEET (N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide)

Title: Toxicological Profile for DEET (N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide)

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): November 2014

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 2015.

Peer Reviewers Provided with Public Comments before the Review: No

Anticipated Number of Reviewers: 3 or fewer

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. Mohamed B. Abou-Donia
1. Abou-Donia, Mohamed B.
Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Professor of Pharmacology, Cancer Biology, and of Neurobiology
Organizational Affiliation(s) Duke University Medical Caner
Durham, North Carolina 27710
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant
Experiences
neurodegenerative disorders; organophosphorus compounds, chemical induced brain injury, chemistry
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No
2. Thomas G. Osimitz
2. Osimitz, Thomas G.
Academic and Professional Credentials PhD, Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology, European Registered Toxicologist
Current Position Title Founder and Principal
Organizational Affiliation(s) Science Strategies, LLC
1001 East Market Street
Suite 202
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant
Experiences
developmental neurotoxicology, endocrine toxicology,
and mechanistic toxicology. Dr Osimitz was Co-Chair of the USEPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Methods Validation
Advisory Committee (EDMVAC) and he served on the USEPA’s
Endocrine Disruptor Screening and Testing Advisory Committee (EDSTAC).
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No
3. Andrey I. Nikiforov
3. Nikiforov, Andrey I
Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Consultant, Scientist, President
Organizational Affiliation(s) Consumer Specialty Products Association’s Product Ingredient Review group
Toxicology Regulatory Services, 2365 Hunters Way,
Charlottesville, VA 22911 USA
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant
Experiences
DEET toxicology, environmental fate and effects; risk assessment
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No

Charge to Peer Reviewers 

CDC/ATSDR’s Response to Reviewers’ Comments: DEET Formal Disposition Cdc-pdf[PDF – 597 KB]

The ISI/HISA Dissemination Itself

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