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The US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has released toxicological and adverse health profiles for six biocidal substances.
- 1-bromopropane (1-BP);
- DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide);
- nitrate and nitrite; and
The peer-reviewed profiles include public health statements on the chemicals, as well as health and toxicologic information on their potential for human exposure, and relevant analytical methods, regulations, advisories and guidelines.
The ATSDR is congressionally mandated to develop toxicology profiles, for substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites. A full list of toxic substances with published profiles is available on the agency’s website.