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Criteria Document Update: Occupational Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium

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Title: Criteria Document Update: Occupational Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium

Subject: Review of the relevant scientific literature on occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium compounds along with recommendations for preventing and limiting occupational exposure.

Purpose: To provide recommendations to reduce worker exposure to hexavalent chromium compounds, and to reduce lung cancer deaths due to occupational hexavalent chromium exposure.

Timing of Review: Fall 2008-Winter 2009

Primary Disciplines or Expertise Needed for Review: Industrial hygiene, chemistry, risk assessment, epidemiology, toxicology

Type of Review: Individual

Number of Reviewers: 6

Reviewers Selected by: NIOSH

Public Nominations Requested for Reviewers: No

Opportunities for the Public to Comment: Yes

Peer Reviewers Provided with Public Comments Before Their Review: Yes

Peer Reviewers:

Edwin van Wijngaarden
Academic and Professional Credentials: PhD
Organizational Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Epidemiology
Recommended by: NIOSH

Harvey Clewell, III
Academic and Professional Credentials: MA, DABT
Organizational Affiliation: Director, Center for Human Health Assessment, CIIT Centers for Health Research, Research Triangle Park, NC
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Risk assessment
Recommended by: NIOSH

Herman Gibb
Academic and Professional Credentials: PhD, MPH
Organizational Affiliation: Sciences International, Inc., Alexandria, VA
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Risk assessment, epidemiology
Recommended by: NIOSH

John Wise
Academic and Professional Credentials: MD, MPH
Organizational Affiliation: Center for Integrated and Applied Environmental Toxicology
Research Institute University of Southern Maine
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Toxicology
Recommended by: NIOSH

Richard Danchik
Academic and Professional Credentials: Dr
Organizational Affiliation: PittCon, Pittsburgh, PA
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Chemistry
Recommended by: NIOSH

Steven Patierno
Academic and Professional Credentials: PhD
Organizational Affiliation: Executive Director, Professor, George Washington University, Cancer Institute, Dept. of Pharmacology and Physiology
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Toxicology
Recommended by: NIOSH

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