ATSDR


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ATSDRAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
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From August-November 2016, ATSDR researchers contacted a total of 306 community field owners and obtained participation agreements to sample at 21 community synthetic turf fields with tire crumb rubber infill.
(5.) ATSDR. "Toxicological Profile for Perfluoralkyls: Draft for Public Comment." Atlanta, GA:U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services response and recovery operations, CDC and ATSDR are supporting public health and medical care functions for affected communities and persons displaced by the hurricanes.
ATSDR determined the drinking water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated with perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene, vinyl chloride, benzene and other petroleum contaminants from leaking storage tanks from 1953 to 1987.
The series shares information on ATSDR's work in determining chemical threats, supporting communities with environmental health concerns, protecting children and vulnerable populations and addressing the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes.
Following the results from the prior studies, in 1998, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asked the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal agency under the U.
The online training was developed by the American College of Medical Toxicology as part of its cooperative agreement with ATSDR. The webinar is presented in two one-hour segments.
The letter writers said they are greatly concerned the "scientific objectivity of the HHS is being subverted." Their concern is based on an understanding that the ATSDR will be undertaking broad studies of the potential health impacts of shale gas development.
Ingestion of metals from hand-to-mouth transfer is an important exposure route for metals as recognized by multiple federal agencies including the EPA, ATSDR, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The policies and procedures that ATSDR has established for public health product preparation lack some of the critical controls to provide reasonable assurance of product quality.
Previous appointments at CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) include Scientific Technical Advisor for a $4 million congressionally mandated applied research program which addressed data needs for hazardous substances identified by ATSDR.
It detects mercury vapor levels as low as 0.030 [micro]g/[m.sup.3], fulfilling EPA and ATSDR detection protocols, using the UV atomic absorption spectrometry method.