Study in Progress

Review of EPA's TSCA Systematic Review Guidance Document


Review of EPA's TSCA Systematic Review Guidance Document: Meeting 1 - 02/28/20

Statement of Task

An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will prepare a review strategy for evaluating EPA's guidance document on Application of Systematic Review in TSCA [Toxic Substances and Control Act] Risk Evaluations (EPA 2018) and associated materials. The committee will consider public comments on the document, EPA's responses to public comments, and enhancements to the systematic review process reflected in documentation of the first 10 chemical risk evaluations. The committee will use the strategy to make a determination about whether EPA's process is comprehensive, workable, objective, and transparent. Recommendations for enhancements to EPA's 2018 guidance document will be made.