Octabromodiphenyl Ether & Pentabromodiphenyl Ether VCCEP Peer Consultation Meetings
When: June 3-5, 2003
Where: University of Cincinnati's Kingsgate Conference
Center, Cincinnati, OH.
panel of scientists with expertise in toxicity testing, risk assessment,
exposure assessment, and children’s health met on
June 3-5, 2003
to conduct a peer consultation of submissions on octabromodiphenyl
ether and pentabromodiphenyl ether.
The Great Lakes Chemical Company (GLCC) prepared the submissions
for the Voluntary Children's Chemical Evaluation Program (VCCEP).
The purpose of these meetings was to provide a science-based forum
to determine whether the existing data are adequate to characterize the
risks of octabromodiphenyl ether and pentabromodiphenyl
ether to children, and, if not, to identify data needs.
report that summarizes the panel discussions and the individual panel
members’ conclusions is found below.
Note that panel members served as individuals and represented their
own personal scientific opinions. They did not represent their
companies, agencies, funding organizations, or other entities with which
they are associated. The Peer Consultation Panel Meeting Report
includes the List
of Attendees, Meeting Materials (which contains the agenda, overview,
panel charge, panelist biographical sketches and conflict of interest/bias
disclosures and presenter biographical sketches), Public Comments, and
Sponsor Presentation Slides.
following are the original documents submitted by the sponsor for the