Section 5.0: Dioxin Reassessment Report

EJNET.ORG (DIOXIN) [Scientific]

UNDER CONSTRUCTION 05 APRIL 2014

EPA’s Dioxin Reassessment Report and Related Government Documents

Where Dioxin Comes From:

  • An Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the U.S. for the Years 1987, 1995, and 2000 (#EPA/600/P-03/002F, November 2006)*fn01
    • {DHE-PDF-09} 8 MB PDF version [*fn02/*pdf01{7.84mb}]
    • {DHE-PDF-01}55 MB PDF version [*fn03/*pdf02{55mb}]  DHE-PDF-01b
  • {DHE-PDF-10} Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States (External Review Draft, March 2005): The Year 2000 Update [*fn04/*pdf03{16.06}]
  • Database of Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States (EPA/600/C-01/012, March, 2001) [*fn05/*db01(zip){34.2mb}]
  • {DHE-PDF-11} Inventory of Sources of Dioxin in the United States (External Review Draft, EPA/600/P-98/002Aa April 1998) [*fn06/*pdf04 {5.33mb}]

Health Effects Reports:

  • {DHE-PDF-12} EPA’s Reanalysis of Key Issues Related to Dioxin Toxicity and Response to NAS Comments, Volume 1 (#EPA/600/R-10/038F Feb 2012)[*fn07/*pdf05 {4.01mb}] DHE-PDF-12b
  • Dioxins and their effects on human health – World Health Organization fact sheet (Fact sheet N°225 May 2010)*fn08
  • {DHE-PDF-13} National Academy of Sciences report: EPA Dioxin Assessment Understates Uncertainties, May Overstate Cancer Risk report [*fn09/*pdf06{1.59mb}] also (National Academy of Sciences, July 2006) (see press release)*fn10 also (see Full Report)*fn11
  • Draft Dioxin Reassessment as submitted to National Academy of Sciences for their review
  • {DHE-PDF-14} Part I: Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds Volume 1: Sources of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb Part I/Vol I October 2004) [*fn12/*pdf07 {13.34mb}] Report
  • {DHE-PDF-15} Part I: Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like CompoundsVolume 2: Properties, Environmental Levels, and Background Exposures (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb Part I/Vol 2 October) 2004) [*fn12/*pdf08 {31.89mb}] Report
  • {DHE-PDF-16} Part I: Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like CompoundsVolume 3: Site-Specific Assessment Procedures (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb Part I/Vol 3 October 2004) DHE-PDF-16b [*fn12/*pdf09 {6.50mb}] Report
  • {DHE-PDF-17} Part II: Health Assessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds(EPA/600/P-00/001Cb Part II 3 October 2004) [*fn12/*pdf10 {10.06mb}] Report
  • {DHE-PDF-18} Part III: Integrated Summary and Risk Characterization for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb Part III 3 October 2004) [*fn12/*pdf11 {3.17mb}] Report
  •  {DHE-PDF-29} Dioxin Reassessment 2003 Part I – III #EPA/600/P-00/001Cb [*fnxx/*pdfxx{33mb} {3585 pages} Complete Draft Report  DHE-PDF-14/15/16/17/18
  • {DHE-PDF-19} Draft Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds {The Peer Review Of The Dioxin Reassessment Documents:  Toxicity Equivalency Factors For Dioxin And Related Compounds (Chapter 9) And Integrated Risk Characterization Document} (EPA Contract No. 68-C-99-237 Task Order No. 1 August 24, 2000) [*pdf12 {158kb}] updated 2004*fn12
  • Dioxin Environmental Assessment #EPA/600/6-88/005Ca*fn13
  • EPA/600/6-88/005Ca see Record Display : EPA National Library Catalog Record Number: 50 of 245*fn14
  • Estimating exposure to dioxin-like compounds Executive summary. 1994 Report Number #EPA/600/6-88/005Ca; EPA/600/6-88/005CA Stock Number OCLC Number 31095729 Access URL EPA doc library ONLINE readable document *fn15
  • {DHE-PDF-21} Estimating exposure to dioxin-like compounds Executive summary. 1994 Report Number (#EPA/600/6-88/005Ca; EPA/600/6-88/005CA)*pdf14{5.24mb}
  • {DHE-PDF-20} Original 1994 EPA Draft Dioxin Reassessment — Estimating Exposure EPA/600/6-88/005Ca External Review Drafts [*fn16/*pdf13 {26.50mb}]
  • {DHE-PDF-22} Original 1994 EPA Draft Dioxin Reassessment — Risk Characterization Vol III of III #EPA/600/BP-92/001c [*fn17/*pdf15{6.4mb}]
  • {DHE-PDF-23} Original 1994 EPA Draft Dioxin Reassessment — Risk Characterization Vol II of III #EPA/600/BP-92/001b [*fn17/*pdf16{28.56mb}]
  • {DHE-PDF-24} Original 1994 EPA Draft Dioxin Reassessment — Health Assessment Documents Vol I of III #EPA/600/BP-92/001a[*fn18/*pdf17{20.48mb}]  (a scanned version of the original is available at the bottom of this page on EPA’s site)*fn19

{DHE-PDF-25} Read about the convoluted nearly 25+ year history of EPA’s dioxin reassessment DioxinTime-frameFebruary2012.pdf [*pdf18{170kb}]   to learn why it is still not out in final form.

{DHE-PDF-26} For more details on this, read the Behind Closed Doors report Behind Closed Doors- 082808.pdf [*pdf19 {331kb}]  about the chemical industry’s efforts to block final release of EPA’s dioxin report.


U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) Reports:

  • {DHE-PDF-27a} Environmental Health Risks: Information on EPA’s Draft Reassessment of Dioxins GAO-02-515 [*fn20/*pdf20{3.7mb}]  (April 2002 report reaffirming that EPA’s science is sound)
  • {DHE-PDF-27b} [Read the Alliance for Safe Alternatives’ Summary of the Report)] GAO-02-515[*fn21/*pdf20{3.7mb}]
  • {DHE-PDF-28a} “EPA’s Science Advisory Board Panels: Improved Policies and Procedures Needed to Ensure Independence and Balance” (June 2001) GAO-01-536 [*fn22/*pdf21{410kb}]
  • {DHE-PDF-28b} [Read the Alliance for Safe Alternatives’ Summary of the Report] Alliance for Safe Alternatives Eliminating Persistent Toxic Chemicals GAO-01-536[*fn23/*pdf21{410kb}]

References:

Data Base:

db01: [DB-EPA.600.C-01.012]: Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States EPA/600/C-01/012, March, 2001 [DB-EPA.600.C-01.012.zip {34.2mb}]

Footnotes:

fn01: Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the U.S. for the Years 1987, 1995, and 2000 (Final, Nov 2006) {http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/CFM/recordisplay.cfm?deid=159286}

fn02: http://oaspub.epa.gov/eims/eimscomm.getfile?p_download_id=459709

fn03: http://www.epa.gov/ncea/pdfs/dioxin/2006/dioxin.pdf

fn04: http://www.epa.gov/ncea/pdfs/dioxin/2k-update/

fn05: Database of Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States EPA/600/C-01/012, March, 2001) {http://cfpub2.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=20797}

fn06: Inventory of Sources of Dioxin in the United States (External Review Draft, EPA/600/P-98/002Aa April 1998) {http://www.epa.gov/ncea/pdfs/dioxin/dioxin.pdf}

fn07: EPA’s Reanalysis of Key Issues Related to Dioxin Toxicity and Response to NAS Comments, Volume 1 EPA/600/R-10/038F {http://www.epa.gov/iris/supdocs/dioxinv1sup.pdf}

fn08: [WHO] Dioxins and their effects on human health {http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs225/en/}

fn09: National Academy of Sciences report: EPA Dioxin Assessment Understates Uncertainties, May Overstate Cancer Risk {http://www.ejnet.org/dioxin/nas2006.pdf}

fn10: (National Academy of Sciences, July 2006) (see press release) {http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?recordid=11688}

fn11: Health Risks from Dioxin and Related Compounds: Evaluation of the EPA Reassessment (2006) {http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11688}

fn12: Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds National Academy Sciences (NAS) Review Draft {http://www.epa.gov/ncea/pdfs/dioxin/nas-review/}

fn13: Environmental Assessment {http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/CFM/nceaQFind.cfm?keyword=Dioxin}
fn14: EPA/600/6-88/005Ca see Record Display: EPA National Library Catalog Record Number: 50 of 245 {http://cfpub.epa.gov/ols/catalog/advanced_brief_record.cfm?&FIELD1=SUBJECT&INPUT1=Absorption%20Biology&TYPE1=EXACT&LOGIC1=AND&COLL=&SORT_TYPE=MTIC&item_count=50}

fn15: Estimating exposure to dioxin-like compounds Executive summary. 1994 Report Number EPA/600/6-88/005Ca; EPA/600/6-88/005CA Access ONLINE readable document URL {http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=200099KQ.txt}
fn16: The 1994 EPA Dioxin Reassessment – Exposure Document Jonathan L. Campbell.{http://www.cqs.com/epa/exposure/}

fn17: {*fnxx http://www.cqs.com/dioxheal.htm}

fn18: {*fnxx http://www.cqs.com/epa/health/}

fn19: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=37015

fn20: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02515.pdf

fn21: http://web.archive.org/web/20051018171238/http://www.safealternatives.org/Newreports.html
fn22: {*fnxx http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d01536.pdf }
fn23: http://web.archive.org/web/20050204083055/http://www.safealternatives.org/gao.html
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PDF Files:

pdf01: DHE-PDF-09 {7.84mb} (EPA/600/P-03/002F) November 2006 An Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States for the Years 1987, 1995, and 2000 { http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-09.pdf}

pdf02: DHE-PDF-01 {55mb} EPA/600/P-03/002F November 2006 An Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States for the Years 1987, 1995, and 2000. { http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-01.pdf}

pdf03: DHE-PDF-10 {16.06mb} the Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States: The Year 2000 Update (External Review Draft, March 2005; EPA/600/p-03/002A) full report {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-10.pdf}

pdf04: DHE-PDF-11 {5.33mb} EPA/600/P-98/002Aa April 1998 External {Review Draft} The Inventory Of Sources Of Dioxin In The United States {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-11.pdf}

pdf05: DHE-PDF-12 {4.01mb} EPA/600/R-10/038F EPA’s Reanalysis of Key Issues Related to Dioxin Toxicity and Response to NAS Comments, Volume 1 (CAS No. 1746-01-6) In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) February 2012 {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-12.pdf}

pdf06: DHE-PDF-13 {1.59mb} Health Risks from Dioxin and Related Compounds Evaluation of the EPA Reassessment. Committee on EPA’s Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of TCDD and Related Compounds. Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology Division on Earth and Life Studies {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-13.pdf}

pdf07: DHE-PDF-14: {13.34mb} Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds National Academy Sciences (NAS) [Review Draft]. Part I: Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds Volume 1: Sources of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb) {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-14.pdf}

pdf08: DHE-PDF-15: {31.89mb} Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds National Academy Sciences (NAS) [Review Draft]. Part I: Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds Volume 2: Sources of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb) {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-15.pdf}

pdf09: DHE-PDF-16: {6.50mb} Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds National Academy Sciences (NAS) [Review Draft]. Part I: Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds Volume 3: Sources of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb) {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-16.pdf}

pdf10: DHE-PDF-17: {10.06mb} Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds National Academy Sciences (NAS) [Review Draft]. Part II: Health Assessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb) {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-17.pdf}

pdf11: DHE-PDF-18: {3.17mb} Exposure and Human Health Reassessment of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds National Academy Sciences (NAS) [Review Draft]. Part III: Integrated Summary and Risk Characterization for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD) and Related Compounds (EPA/600/P-00/001Cb) {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-18.pdf}

pdf12: DHE-PDF-19: {158kb} Report On The Peer Review Of The Dioxin Reassessment Documents: Toxicity Equivalency Factors For Dioxin And Related Compounds (Chapter 9) And Integrated Risk Characterization Document EPA Contract No. 68-C-99-237 Task Order No. 1 August 24, 2000 {http://dioxinnz.com/pdf-Dioxin-Health-Effects/DHE-PDF-19.pdf}

pdf13: DHE-PDF-20: {27.14mb} The 1994 EPA Dioxin Reassessment – Exposure Document Introduction EPA/600/6-88/005Ca June 1994 [external draft full copy] {1062 pages}{ http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/CFM/nceaQFind.cfm?keyword=Dioxin}

pdf14: DHE-PDF-21: {5.24mb} The 1994 EPA Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds Vol I Executive Summary EPA/600/6-88/005Ca June 1994 [external draft full copy] {129 pages}{ http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=200099KQ.txt}

pdf15: DHE-PDF-22 {6.4mb} xxxxxxx{*pdf15 http://www.epa.gov/nscep/index.html}

pdf16: DHE-PDF-23 {28.56mb} xxxx{*pdf16 http://www.cqs.com/dioxheal.htm}

pdf17: DHE-PDF-24 {20.48mb} xxxx{*pdf17 http://www.epa.gov/nscep/index.html}

pdf18: DHE-PDF-25 {170kb} xxxx{*pdf 18 http://chej.org/wp-content/uploads/DioxinTimeframeFebruary2012.pdf}

pdf19: DHE-PDF-26 {331kb} xxxx{*pdf19 http://chej.org/wp-content/uploads/Documents/Behind%20Closed%20Doors-082808.pdf}
pdf20: DHE-PDF-27 {3.7mb} xxxx{*pdf20 http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02515.pdf} *{fn20a http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02515.pdf}

pdf21: DHE-PDF-28 {xx.xxmb} xxxx

pdf22: DHE-PDF-27b {xx.xxmb} xxxx

pdf23: DHE-PDF-27b {xx.xxmb} xxxx

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