Public Comment Draft for the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Assessment of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX), 12727-12728 [2016-05277]

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[FR Doc. 2016–05352 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–ORD–2013–0430; FRL 9943–05– ORD] Public Comment Draft for the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Assessment of Hexahydro-1,3,5trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of public comment period. AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a 60-day public comment period for the draft IRIS Toxicological Review of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1 12728 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 47 / Thursday, March 10, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES (RDX). The draft document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD). EPA is releasing this draft IRIS assessment for public comment and discussion during the May 10, 2016 IRIS Public Science Meeting. All future announcements about this public comment draft and IRIS Public Science Meetings will be made on the IRIS Web site (www.epa.gov/iris). This draft assessment is not final as described in EPA’s information quality guidelines, and it does not represent, and should not be construed to represent Agency policy or views. EPA will consider all public comments submitted in response to this notice when revising this document. DATES: The 60-day public comment period begins March 10, 2016, and ends May 9, 2016. Comments must be received on or before May 9, 2016. ADDRESSES: The draft IRIS Toxicological Review of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro1,3,5-triazine (RDX) will be available via the Internet on IRIS’ Recent Additions at http://www.epa.gov/iris/iris-recentadditions or the public docket at http:// www.regulations.gov, Docket ID: EPA– HQ–ORD–2013–0430. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the public comment period, contact the ORD Docket at the EPA Headquarters Docket Center; telephone: 202–566–1752; facsimile: 202–566–9744; or email: Docket_ORD@epa.gov. For technical information on the draft IRIS assessment of Hexahydro-1,3,5trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX), contact Dr. Louis D’Amico, NCEA; telephone: 703– 347–0344; facsimile: 703–347–8689; or email: damico.louis@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Information About IRIS EPA’s IRIS Program is a human health assessment program that evaluates quantitative and qualitative risk information on effects that may result from exposure to chemicals found in the environment. Through the IRIS Program, EPA provides the highest quality science-based human health assessments to support the Agency’s regulatory activities and decisions to protect public health. The IRIS database contains information on chemicals that can be used to support the first two steps (hazard identification and doseresponse evaluation) of the human health risk assessment process. When supported by available data, IRIS provides health effects information and toxicity values for health effects VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 (including cancer and effects other than cancer). Government and others combine IRIS toxicity values with exposure information to characterize public health risks of chemicals; this information is then used to support risk management decisions designed to protect public health. II. How to Submit Technical Comments to the Docket at http:// www.regulations.gov Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2013– 0430, by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2013–0430 to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot be edited or withdrawn. The EPA may publish any comment received to its public docket. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment and should include discussion of all points you wish to make. The EPA will generally not consider comments or comment contents located outside of the primary submission (i.e. on the Web, cloud, or other file sharing system). For additional submission methods, the full EPA public comment policy, information about CBI or multimedia submissions, and general guidance on making effective comments, please visit http://www2.epa.gov/dockets/ commenting-epa-dockets. • Email: Docket_ORD@epa.gov. • Fax: 202–566–9744. • Mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center (ORD Docket), Mail Code: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. The phone number is 202– 566–1752. • Hand Delivery: The ORD Docket is located in the EPA Headquarters Docket Center, EPA West Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is 202–566–1744. Deliveries are only accepted during the docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-ORD-2013-0430; FRL 9943-05-ORD]


Public Comment Draft for the Integrated Risk Information System 
(IRIS) Assessment of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a 60-day 
public comment period for the draft IRIS Toxicological Review of 
Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine

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(RDX). The draft document was prepared by the National Center for 
Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA's Office of Research and 
Development (ORD).
    EPA is releasing this draft IRIS assessment for public comment and 
discussion during the May 10, 2016 IRIS Public Science Meeting. All 
future announcements about this public comment draft and IRIS Public 
Science Meetings will be made on the IRIS Web site (www.epa.gov/iris). 
This draft assessment is not final as described in EPA's information 
quality guidelines, and it does not represent, and should not be 
construed to represent Agency policy or views. EPA will consider all 
public comments submitted in response to this notice when revising this 
document.

DATES: The 60-day public comment period begins March 10, 2016, and ends 
May 9, 2016. Comments must be received on or before May 9, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The draft IRIS Toxicological Review of Hexahydro-1,3,5-
trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) will be available via the Internet on 
IRIS' Recent Additions at http://www.epa.gov/iris/iris-recent-additions 
or the public docket at http://www.regulations.gov, Docket ID: EPA-HQ-
ORD-2013-0430.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the public comment 
period, contact the ORD Docket at the EPA Headquarters Docket Center; 
telephone: 202-566-1752; facsimile: 202-566-9744; or email: 
Docket_ORD@epa.gov.
    For technical information on the draft IRIS assessment of 
Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX), contact Dr. Louis 
D'Amico, NCEA; telephone: 703-347-0344; facsimile: 703-347-8689; or 
email: damico.louis@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Information About IRIS

    EPA's IRIS Program is a human health assessment program that 
evaluates quantitative and qualitative risk information on effects that 
may result from exposure to chemicals found in the environment. Through 
the IRIS Program, EPA provides the highest quality science-based human 
health assessments to support the Agency's regulatory activities and 
decisions to protect public health. The IRIS database contains 
information on chemicals that can be used to support the first two 
steps (hazard identification and dose-response evaluation) of the human 
health risk assessment process. When supported by available data, IRIS 
provides health effects information and toxicity values for health 
effects (including cancer and effects other than cancer). Government 
and others combine IRIS toxicity values with exposure information to 
characterize public health risks of chemicals; this information is then 
used to support risk management decisions designed to protect public 
health.

II. How to Submit Technical Comments to the Docket at http://www.regulations.gov

    Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2013-
0430, by one of the following methods:
     http://www.regulations.gov: Submit your comments, 
identified by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2013-0430 to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments. Once submitted, comments cannot 
be edited or withdrawn. The EPA may publish any comment received to its 
public docket. Do not submit electronically any information you 
consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Multimedia 
submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a written 
comment. The written comment is considered the official comment and 
should include discussion of all points you wish to make. The EPA will 
generally not consider comments or comment contents located outside of 
the primary submission (i.e. on the Web, cloud, or other file sharing 
system). For additional submission methods, the full EPA public comment 
policy, information about CBI or multimedia submissions, and general 
guidance on making effective comments, please visit http://www2.epa.gov/dockets/commenting-epa-dockets.
     Email: Docket_ORD@epa.gov.
     Fax: 202-566-9744.
     Mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket 
Center (ORD Docket), Mail Code: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20460. The phone number is 202-566-1752.
     Hand Delivery: The ORD Docket is located in the EPA 
Headquarters Docket Center, EPA West Building, Room 3334, 1301 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC.
    The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The 
telephone number for the Public Reading Room is 202-566-1744. 
Deliveries are only accepted during the docket's normal hours of 
operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of 
boxed information. If you provide comments by mail or hand delivery, 
please submit three copies of the comments. For attachments, provide an 
index, number pages consecutively with the comments, and submit an 
unbound original and three copies.
    Docket: Documents in the docket are listed in the 
www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some 
information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information 
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other materials, 
such as copyrighted material, are publicly available only in hard copy. 
Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically 
in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the ORD Docket in the EPA 
Headquarters Docket Center.

    Dated: March 1, 2016.
Mary A. Ross,
Deputy Director, National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA).
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