The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens on November 3, 2016. This cumulative report contains 248 listings, of which 7 were newly reviewed. Report activities in FY 2017 primarily were related to identifying substances for review and preparing cancer hazard evaluations of several substances for review for future reports. The Office of the Report on Carcinogens at NIEHS prepared and released the draft monograph, Haloacetic Acids Found as Water Disinfection By-Products, for public comment. On July 24, 2017, an external panel of experts peer reviewed the draft monograph and agreed with NTP’s preliminary recommendations to list six haloacetic acids in the next edition of the Report. The Office also developed a concept document proposing review of antimony trioxide for the Report. The concept was presented to the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors at their December 14–15, 2016 meeting.
Literature-based cancer hazard evaluations were initiated for:
For a list of ongoing evaluations, see Report Substances Selected for Evaluation.
Office of Report on Carcinogens Staff Publications on Agents Recently Listed or Under Review