UVA, UVB and UVC, the three wavelength groups of ultraviolet light found in sunlight and in varying amounts in artificial light from such devices as sun lamps and sun beds, will be reviewed for possible listing in the federal government's Tenth Annual Report on Carcinogens, National Toxicology Program officials said today.
Additional substances to be considered for listing, according to the announcement, are:
In an announcement in the Federal Register, the National Toxicology Program requested public comment and data relevant to the substances to be submitted to:
Two federal government reviews ? the first by scientists of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, where the NTP is headquartered, and the second by scientists from a group of federal agencies -- are followed by an outside peer review, held in public.
The Report on Carcinogens is a Congressionally directed listing of
known and reasonably anticipated hum
Contact: Bill Grigg
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences