It is doubtful whether either the facilities or the funds to carry out such procedures would be deployed for rural community projects in non-industrial countries There is, consequently, the danger that little or no long-term toxicological evaluation will be performed in these cases.
To produce a GHS-compliant data sheet, all data must be validated with available references such as toxicological studies, exposure data, and environmental regulatory databases, to name a few.
After more than 17 years of accumulated science on perchlorate harms, two EPA toxicological reviews (1998, 2002), and a lengthy review by the National Academies (2004), it is past time for EPA to take effective regulatory action to protect people’s health by preventing exposure to perchlorate.
This will be evaluated as a matter of priority by our clinical and toxicological experts and we will issue further advice if necessary.
The toxicological expertise of the specialists and consultants, supplemented by the latest medical resources, enables the Poison Control Center to appropriately manage any poisoning emergency.