World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program: Petitions Submitted Requesting the Addition of a Condition to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions

April 2014
NIOSH Docket Number 094

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 allows any interested party to petition the Administrator of the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program to add a condition to the list of WTC-Related Health Conditions.

The petition should include:

  • Name and contact information of the interested party
  • Name and description of the conditions(s) to be added; and
  • Reasons for adding the conditions (s), including the medical basis for the association between the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the condition(s) to be added.

The WTC Health Program has developed an optional form that can be submitted: Petition for the Addition of a New WTC-Related Health Condition for Coverage under the WTC Health Programpdf icon.

Petitions should be sent to the Administrator of the WTC Health Program at:

WTC Health Program
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
395 E Street SW, Suite 9200
Washington, DC 20201
or
WTC@cdc.gov

For additional information on the petitions listed below, please visit the WTC Health Program’s Petitions Received page.

Petitions Received and WTC Health Program Responses

Petition 18 – Hypertension pdf icon[PDF – 221 KB]
January 4, 2018

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:

World Trade Center Health Program; Petition 018 – Hypertension pdf icon[PDF – 43 MB]
April 24, 2018

Petition 15 – Neuropathy pdf icon[PDF – 1M]
November 25,2016

Findings of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:

Petition 15 – Neuropathy pdf icon[PDF – 219K]
May 11,2017

Petition 14—Rheumatoid Arthritis pdf icon[PDF – 1M]
September 29, 2016

Findings of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:

Petition 014 – Autoimmune Diseases; Finding of Insufficient Evidence pdf icon[PDF – 200K]
February 21, 2017

Petition 13 – Multiple Sclerosis pdf icon[PDF – 1M]
April 4, 2016

Findings of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:

Petition 013-Autoimmune Disease; Finding of Insufficient Evidence pdf icon[PDF – 227kb]
September 1, 2016

Petition 12 – Atherosclerosis pdf icon[PDF – 3M]
April 11, 2016

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 012–Atherosclerosispdf iconexternal icon
December 14, 2016

Petition 10 –Peripheral Neuropathypdf icon
January 5, 2016

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 010—Peripheral neuropathy; Findings of Insufficient Evidencepdf iconexternal icon
April 4, 2016

Petition letter received from individual 
May 11, 2015

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 008–Autoimmune Diseases; Finding of Insufficient Evidence pdf iconexternal icon
July 10, 2015

Petition letter received from individual pdf icon
April 6, 2015

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 007–Autoimmune Diseases; Finding of Insufficient Evidencepdf iconexternal icon
June 8, 2015

Petition letter received from individual pdf icon
October 20, 2014

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 006–Primary Biliary Cirrhosis; Finding of Insufficient Evidencepdf iconexternal icon
December 18, 2014

Petition letter received from individual pdf icon
September 2, 2014

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 005–Acoustic Neuroma; Finding of Insufficient Evidencepdf iconexternal icon
November 4, 2014

Petition letter received from individual pdf icon
March 7, 2014

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 004–Cardiovascular Disease; Finding of Insufficient Evidencepdf iconexternal icon
May 6, 2014

Petition letter received from individual pdf icon
January 22, 2014

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 003—Kidney Damage; Finding of Insufficient Evidencepdf iconexternal icon
March 31, 2014

Page last reviewed: April 24, 2014