Bloomberg: Results of University Survey Point to Ways Regulatory Chemical Analyses Could Improve

December 9, 2013

Dec. 6 –Agencies could improve their chemical risk assessments in ways such as conducting more preparatory analyses before they start their assessments, government, private sector and academic risk experts said in a report published Dec. 6 by the George Mason University.

The results show a gap between what toxicologists and other scientists think should be done in regulatory chemical assessments and the risk assessments that government agencies actually conduct, said S. Robert Lichter, who directs George Mason University’s Center for Media and Public Affairs. That center and the university’s Center for Health and Risk Communication prepared the survey with the assistance of Harris Interactive, a survey and market research firm.

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