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Toxicological Profile for Tetrachloroethylene (PERC)

Title: Toxicological Profile for Tetrachloroethylene (PERC)

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 2013

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 2014.

Peer Reviewers Provided with Public Comments before the Review: No

Anticipated Number of Reviewers: Three 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. Dietert, Rodney R.

Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Professor
Organizational Affiliation(s) Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences protection of children from immune dysfunction-based chronic diseases; developmental immunotoxicity of environmental chemicals and drugs and the adverse outcomes; patterns of interlinked chronic diseases; immunotoxicity testing to protect against chronic diseases; intervention strategies
Recommended by Scientific/Professional Society or General Public No

2. Pennell, Kelly G

Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Assistant Professor
Organizational Affiliation(s) University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, North Dartmouth
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences environmental engineering; hazardous waste contamination with a specific focus on the issue of vapor intrusion (PCE is a specific chemical of concern for vapor intrusion); fate and transport of environmental contaminants; characterization of exposure risks
Recommended by Scientific/Professional Society or General Public No

3. Johnston, Jill E

Academic and Professional Credentials PhD
Current Position Title Research Scientist
Organizational Affiliation(s) Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, Relevant Experiences Spatiotemporal variability of tetrachloroethylene in residential indoor air due to vapor intrusion; environmental epidemiology
Recommended by Scientific/Professional Society or General Public No

Charge to Peer Reviewers: Charge to Peer Reviewers [PDF – 124 KB]

Peer Reviewers’ Comments and CDC/ATSDR’s Response to Peer Reviewers’ Comments: Tetrachloroethylene [DOC – 82 KB]

The ISI/HISA Dissemination Itself

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