Specific Substances: Benzo(a)pyrene, Phenanthrene, Polycyclic Aromatic Compound Mixtures Assessment Program (PAC-MAP)
Nomination Date: 02/06/2014
Nominator: US EPA National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within the Office of Research & Development (ORD).
Rationale: Recent experience with the World Trade Center disaster and the BP oil spill has highlighted the inadequacy of the current methodology for assessing the risk associated with exposure to PAH mixtures.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.
Agent Name: Benzo(a)pyrene
Agent Name: Phenanthrene
Agent Name: Polycyclic Aromatic Compound Mixtures Assessment Program (PAC-MAP)