The National Toxicology Program’s (NTP’s) Office of the Report on
Carcinogens and Office of Health Assessment and Translation (OHAT)
are requesting information about six substances, including fluoride
(CASRN 7681-49-4), nominated for possible review and inclusion in
future editions of the Report on Carcinogens (RoC). More specifically,
NTP seeks (i) data about the compound’s current production, use
patterns and human exposure; (ii) exposure studies evaluating adverse
health outcomes, e.g., cancer, reproductive or immunological disorders;
(iii) scientific issues relevant to prioritizing adverse health outcomes;
and (iv) names of scientists with proven expertise about the chemical.
OHAT is also interested in obtaining material about non-cancer health
outcomes related to fluoride exposure, e.g., developmental neurotoxicity
and endocrine disruption. Information submissions must be received by
November 6, 2015. See Federal Register, October 7, 2015.

 

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