National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Overview of Process for Preparation of the Report on Carcinogens

(Beginning with the 13th edition)

The NTP prepares the Report on Carcinogens (RoC) on behalf of the Secretary of Health and Human Services and follows an established, multi-step process for the review and evaluation of selected substances.

On January 11, 2012, the NTP released the process for preparing the RoC (FRN PDF (148 KB)] [HTML].

The Process for Preparation of the Report on Carcinogens Beginning with the 13th Report is explained on the webpage with the same name listed above the schematic.

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NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.