Toxicological Profile for RDX

Title: Toxicological Profile for RDX

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): April 2010

Type of Review (panel, individual or alternative procedure): Individual

Opportunities for the Public to Comment (how and when): A draft of this profile was made available for a 90-day public comment period on July 30, 2010.

Peer Reviewers Provided with Public Comments before the Review: Yes

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

Charge to Peer Reviewers: DTEM Charge to Peer Reviewers

Peer Reviewers:

1. Ping Gong
1. Ping Gong
Academic and Professional Credentials Ph.D., Ecotoxicology
Current Position Title Senior Scientist
Organizational Affiliation(s) SpecPro, Inc., Vicksburg, MS
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant
Experiences
Dr. Gong has knowledge of RDX’s physical and chemical properties, toxicokinetics, key health end points, mechanisms of action, human and animal exposure, and quantification of risk to humans.
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No
2. Sam Kacew
2. Sam Kacew
Academic and Professional Credentials B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Current Position Title Associate Director of Toxicology, McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessmsent
Organizational Affiliation(s) University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant
Experiences
Dr. Kacew has knowledge of RDX’s physical and chemical properties, toxicokinetics, key health end points, mechanisms of action, human and animal exposure, and quantification of risk to humans.
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No
3. Sharon A. Meyer
3. Sharon A. Meyer
Academic and Professional Credentials Ph.D.
Current Position Title Associate Professor, Department of Toxicology, College of Health Sciences
Organizational Affiliation(s) University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant
Experiences
Dr. Meyer has knowledge of RDX’s physical and chemical properties, toxicokinetics, key health end points, mechanisms of action, human and animal exposure, and quantification of risk to humans.
Recommended by Scientific/Professional
Society or General Public
No

Peer Reviewers’ Comments:  RDX Summary Report Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 MB]

CDC/ATSDR’s Response to Reviewers’ Comments:  RDX Formal Disposition Cdc-pdf[PDF – 190 KB]

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