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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 213 / Thursday, November 3, 2011 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9486–5] Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update Release of Final Report Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: EPA is announcing the release of the report Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update. The Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update provides a summary of the recommended exposure factors extracted from the Exposure Factors Handbook published on September 30, 2011. The Highlights document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA’s Office of Research and Development. The parent Exposure Factors Handbook provides detailed data and analyses on various physiological and behavioral factors commonly used in assessing exposure to environmental chemicals. The Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update (EPA/ 600/R–10/030) is available via the Internet at http://www.epa.gov/ncea. DATES: This report was posted publically on October 13, 2011. ADDRESSES: The report is available primarily via the Internet on the National Center for Environmental Assessment’s home page under the Recent Additions and Publications menus at http://www.epa.gov/ncea. A limited number of printed copies will be available from the Information Management Team, NCEA; telephone: (703) 347–8561; facsimile: (703) 347– 8691. If you are requesting a printed copy, please provide your name, your mailing address, and the document title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information, contact the National Center for Environmental Assessment; Linda Phillips; telephone: (703) 347–0366; or email: phillips.linda@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Information About the Project/ Document The Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook was developed to provide a brief overview of the content of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Edition and to facilitate access to its exposure factors recommendations. As such, it contains a subset of the information provided in the Handbook. Excerpts of each chapter of the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Nov 02, 2011 Jkt 226001 Handbook and summaries of key recommendations are provided. This Highlights document is intended for use by exposure assessors, within the Agency as well as those outside, as a reference tool and source of summary information of exposure factors information. It may be used by scientists, economists, and other interested parties as a source of data and/or U.S. EPA recommendations on numeric estimates for behavioral and physiological characteristics needed to estimate exposure to environmental agents. Dated: October 27, 2011. Darrell A. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update Release 
of Final Report

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: EPA is announcing the release of the report Highlights of the 
Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update. The Highlights of the Exposure 
Factors Handbook: 2011 Update provides a summary of the recommended 
exposure factors extracted from the Exposure Factors Handbook published 
on September 30, 2011. The Highlights document was prepared by the 
National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA's Office 
of Research and Development. The parent Exposure Factors Handbook 
provides detailed data and analyses on various physiological and 
behavioral factors commonly used in assessing exposure to environmental 
chemicals.
    The Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Update (EPA/
600/R-10/030) is available via the Internet at http://www.epa.gov/ncea.

DATES: This report was posted publically on October 13, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The report is available primarily via the Internet on the 
National Center for Environmental Assessment's home page under the 
Recent Additions and Publications menus at http://www.epa.gov/ncea. A 
limited number of printed copies will be available from the Information 
Management Team, NCEA; telephone: (703) 347-8561; facsimile: (703) 347-
8691. If you are requesting a printed copy, please provide your name, 
your mailing address, and the document title.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information, contact 
the National Center for Environmental Assessment; Linda Phillips; 
telephone: (703) 347-0366; or email: phillips.linda@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Information About the Project/Document

    The Highlights of the Exposure Factors Handbook was developed to 
provide a brief overview of the content of the Exposure Factors 
Handbook: 2011 Edition and to facilitate access to its exposure factors 
recommendations. As such, it contains a subset of the information 
provided in the Handbook. Excerpts of each chapter of the Handbook and 
summaries of key recommendations are provided. This Highlights document 
is intended for use by exposure assessors, within the Agency as well as 
those outside, as a reference tool and source of summary information of 
exposure factors information. It may be used by scientists, economists, 
and other interested parties as a source of data and/or U.S. EPA 
recommendations on numeric estimates for behavioral and physiological 
characteristics needed to estimate exposure to environmental agents.

    Dated: October 27, 2011.
Darrell A. Winner,
Acting Director, National Center for Environmental Assessment.
[FR Doc. 2011-28522 Filed 11-2-11; 8:45 am]
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