Title and Description Page
Early career 1
Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Joining the Office of Toxic Substances. Risk assessments. Waterside Mall and Sick Building Syndrome.
Structure activity relationship (SAR) analysis 4
Structure Activity Team and Joseph Seifter. Development of SARs.
EU/US validation study. Europe’s base data set requirements. Application of structure activity to existing chemicals.
Implementation of the Toxic Substances Control Act 12
Prioritization of existing chemicals. Limited Section 4 authority. HPV
Challenge. Enforceable consent agreements. Emerging science.
Interagency cooperation. Confidential business information.
Recent Challenges and Developments 18
Increasing stakeholder interest. PFOA Stewardship Program. Use of
Significant New Use Rules. Corrosion Proof Fittings. Nanotechnology. Industry dynamism. Inventory Update Rules. Variety of Office responsibilities. International cooperation and standards.