Nomination Summary for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Mixtures (N21406)
Nominated 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