Toxicological Profile for Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE)

Title: Toxicological Profile for Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE)

Subject of planned Report: The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicological 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): February 2015

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: Three

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. Stuart Harrad
1. Harrad, Stuart
Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Professor of Environmental Chemistry
Organizational Affiliation(s) Division of Environmental Health and Risk Management
School of Geography
Earth, and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences Environmental chemistry, with focus on all aspects of environmental sources, fate and behavior of persistent organic pollutants; human exposure; environmental forensics
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No
2. James R. Olson JR.
2. Olson, James R, JR
Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Distinguished Professor, Director
Organizational Affiliation(s) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York 14260
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences Environmental and genetic toxicology; health risk assessment; biomarkers of exposure; effect and susceptibility to organophosphate pesticides and persistent halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No
3. Christopher Metcalfe
3. Metcalfe, Christopher
Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Professor and Chair
Organizational Affiliation(s) Environmental and Resource Studies
Trent University
Peterborough, ON, Canada
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences Environmental distribution and toxic effects of organic contaminants; persistent nonpolar contaminants (e.g. PCBs, pesticides) in wastewaters; nanoparticles; in vitro and in vivo studies
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No

Charge to Peer Reviewers

Peer Reviewers’ Comments and CDC/ATSDR’s Responses to Peer Reviewers’ Comments: PBDE Formal Disposition Cdc-pdf[PDF – 582 KB]

The ISI/HISA Dissemination Itself

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