What: Resorcinol Peer Review
November 17-18, 2004
Harrisburg & Towers,
independent panel of expert scientists met in Harrisburg, PA,
provide a follow-up review of the revisions submitted by the March 2003
panel and addition of new data to the risk assessment on the
development of a reference dose (RfD) for resorcinol. The first
peer review of this assessment was held in Cincinnati, OH in March
2003. AMEC Earth and
Environmental, Inc. wrote and revised the assessment for the sponsor, Beazer East,
Inc. Beazer East, Inc. was
formerly known as Koppers Company, Inc. prior to 1988. Koppers Company
Inc. owned and operated a facility that manufactured resorcinol.
review meeting followed the standard TERA
process, beginning with a close examination of the supporting
documentation and important references by the panel prior to the meeting.
At the meeting, the authors of the assessment briefly presented their
work. The panel then systematically discussed the revisions
made from the last peer review and new data that has been incorporated
into the document.
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