Alliance for Risk Assessment

Recent Projects of the Alliance for Risk Assessment

Guidance for Contaminated Sites

Practical Guidance for Contaminated Sites: Case Study: Trichloroethylene (TCE) Risk Assessment and Management Latest TCE Publications & Presentations     Dourson, M. B. Gadagbui, R. Thompson, E. Pfau.  2016. Managing risks of noncancer health effects at hazardous waste sites: A case study using the Reference Concentration (RfC)…

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1,4-Dioxane Analysis

Project Objectives: Obtain additional information on mouse liver histopathology from the Japanese long term cancer bioassay on 1,4-dioxane Determine whether the additional analysis of the mouse liver pathology supports a non-linear (threshold) Mode Of Action (MOA) for cancers caused by 1,4-dioxane Jeri Higginbotham of the…

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Beyond Science & Decisions

The workshop series is continuing and expanding upon the discussion set forth by Science and Decisions: Advancement of Risk Assessment (NAS, 2009); these meetings are conducted under the aegis of the Alliance for Risk Assessment (ARA), a broad-based non-profit, government and NGO coalition.

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StateHELP: Cincinnati

The StateHELP (Hazard Evaluation Lending Program) allows states to receive up to 10 hours annually of technical support from experienced risk assessment scientists free of charge.  For larger projects, the ARA can work to build collaborations that share funding and technical resources.  To request project…

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Kids + Chemical Safety

KIDS + CHEMICAL SAFETY is a go-to source for balanced, scientifically accurate chemical health information. The website focuses on the latest chemical-related health concerns, news, and science developments related to children’s chemical risks. The site is a collaboration of multiple organizations: + Alliance for Risk…

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StateHELP: Tennessee – TCE modeling

The StateHELP (Hazard Evaluation Lending Program) allows states to receive up to 10 hours annually of technical support from experienced risk assessment scientists free of charge.  For larger projects, the ARA can work to build collaborations that share funding and technical resources.  To request project…

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StateHELP: Oregon – Arsenic Bioavailability

The StateHELP (Hazard Evaluation Lending Program) allows states to receive up to 10 hours annually of technical support from experienced risk assessment scientists free of charge.  For larger projects, the ARA can work to build collaborations that share funding and technical resources.  To request project…

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Peer Review of Section 4.2, Carcinogenic Potential, of the Development Support Document for Hexavalent Chromium

The Toxicology Division of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has prepared a draft Development Support Document (DSD) that outlines the hazard assessment and dose-response processes used to derive health-protective Effects Screening Levels (ESLs) and Unit Risk Factors (URFs) for hexavalent chromium…..Learn More

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Peer Review of Section 4.2, Carcinogenic Potential, of the Development Support Document for Isoprene, Draft April 2013

The Toxicology Division of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has prepared a draft Development Support Document (DSD) that outlines the hazard assessment and dose-response processes used to derive health-protective Effects Screening Levels (ESLs) and Unit Risk Factors (URFs) for isoprene…Learn More

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