Availability of Draft Toxicological Profiles; Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane, 9198 [2016-03861]

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AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Feb 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 Although a number of key studies for this substance were identified and evaluated during the draft profile development process, this Federal Register notice seeks to solicit any additional studies, particularly unpublished data and ongoing studies. These studies will be evaluated for possible addition to the profile now or in the future. The Toxicological Profiles for Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane are available online at http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ toxprofiles/index.asp and www.regulations.gov, Docket No. ATSDR–2016–0003. Donna B. Knutson, Acting Director, Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation, National Center for Environmental Health, and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. [FR Doc. 2016–03861 Filed 2–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–70–P Ms. Delores Grant, Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE., MS F–57, Atlanta, GA 30329. Phone: (800) 232–4636 or 770–488–3351. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986 (Pub. L. 99–499) amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund). Section 211 of SARA also amended Title 10 of the U.S. Code, creating the Defense Environmental Restoration Program. Section 2704(a) of Title 10 of the U.S. Code directs the Secretary of Defense to notify the Secretary of HHS of not less than 25 of the most commonly found unregulated hazardous substances at defense facilities. The Secretary of HHS is to prepare toxicological profiles of these substances. Each profile is to include an examination, summary, and interpretation of available toxicological information and epidemiologic evaluations. This information is used to ascertain the level of significant human exposure for the substance and the associated health effects. The toxicological profile includes a determination of whether adequate information on the health effects of each substance is available or is in the process of being developed. When adequate information is not available, ATSDR, in cooperation with the National Toxicology Program (NTP), may plan a program of research designed to determine these health effects. Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This notice, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) for the Department of Defense, announces the availability of two new draft toxicological profile on unregulated hazardous substances for review and comment. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

[Docket No. ATSDR-2016-0003]


Availability of Draft Toxicological Profiles; Jet Fuels and 1-
Bromopropane

AGENCY: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), 
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

ACTION: Notice of availability, and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: This notice, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry (ATSDR) for the Department of Defense, announces the 
availability of two new draft toxicological profile on unregulated 
hazardous substances for review and comment. All toxicological profiles 
issued as ``Drafts for Public Comment'' represent ATSDR's best efforts 
to provide important toxicological information on priority hazardous 
substances. We are seeking public comments and additional information 
or reports on studies about the health effects of Jet Fuels and 1-
Bromopropane for review and potential inclusion in the profile. ATSDR 
remains committed to providing a public comment period for these 
documents as a means to best serve public health and our clients.
    Comments can include additional information or reports on studies 
about the health effects of Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane. Although 
ATSDR will consider key studies for these substances during the profile 
development process, this Federal Register notice solicits any 
relevant, additional studies, particularly unpublished data. ATSDR will 
evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible 
inclusion into the profile.

DATES: Written comments on the draft Toxicological Profiles must be 
received on or before May 24, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number ATSDR-
2016-0003, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences, 
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE., 
MS F-57, Atlanta, GA 30329. Attn: Docket No. ATSDR-2016-0003.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number for this notice. All relevant comments will be posted 
without change. Because all public comments regarding ATSDR 
Toxicological Profiles are available for public inspection, no 
confidential business information or other confidential information 
should be submitted in response to this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Delores Grant, Division of 
Toxicology and Human Health Sciences, Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE., MS F-57, Atlanta, GA 30329. 
Phone: (800) 232-4636 or 770-488-3351.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization 
Act (SARA) of 1986 (Pub. L. 99-499) amended the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or 
Superfund). Section 211 of SARA also amended Title 10 of the U.S. Code, 
creating the Defense Environmental Restoration Program. Section 2704(a) 
of Title 10 of the U.S. Code directs the Secretary of Defense to notify 
the Secretary of HHS of not less than 25 of the most commonly found 
unregulated hazardous substances at defense facilities. The Secretary 
of HHS is to prepare toxicological profiles of these substances. Each 
profile is to include an examination, summary, and interpretation of 
available toxicological information and epidemiologic evaluations. This 
information is used to ascertain the level of significant human 
exposure for the substance and the associated health effects. The 
toxicological profile includes a determination of whether adequate 
information on the health effects of each substance is available or is 
in the process of being developed. When adequate information is not 
available, ATSDR, in cooperation with the National Toxicology Program 
(NTP), may plan a program of research designed to determine these 
health effects.
    Although a number of key studies for this substance were identified 
and evaluated during the draft profile development process, this 
Federal Register notice seeks to solicit any additional studies, 
particularly unpublished data and ongoing studies. These studies will 
be evaluated for possible addition to the profile now or in the future.
    The Toxicological Profiles for Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane are 
available online at http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/index.asp and 
www.regulations.gov, Docket No. ATSDR-2016-0003.

Donna B. Knutson,
Acting Director, Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation, National 
Center for Environmental Health, and Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry.
[FR Doc. 2016-03861 Filed 2-23-16; 8:45 am]
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