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IARC Announces Upcoming Meeting and Deadlines for the Evaluation of the Carcinogenicity Benzene Including Quantitative Exposure-Response Relationships

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently announced its plans to evaluate the carcinogenicity of benzene, as well as to consider quantitative exposure-response relationships at an upcoming meeting to be held October 10-17, 2017, in Lyon, France. The following important deadlines for the meeting are listed below:

  • May 15, 2017: Deadline for requesting observer status for attendance to observe the IARC Monograph meeting.
  • September 1, 2017: Closing date for submission of data to IARC.

Our staff have first-hand knowledge of the IARC process, having served as working group members, meeting observers, and providing support to clients in the preparation for evaluations and identification of follow-up strategies following evaluations. ToxStrategies professionals can assist clients in preparing for the review of their substance of interest within the Monograph Program.

Details regarding the meeting and the additional information on the upcoming deadlines can be found here:

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Susan Borghoff.