[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 212 (Friday, October 31, 2008)]
[Pages 64944-64945]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-26034]



[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2008-0776; FRL-8387-7]

National Advisory Committee for Acute Exposure Guideline Levels 
for Hazardous Substances; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: A meeting of the National Advisory Committee for Acute 
Exposure Guideline Levels for Hazardous Substances (NAC/AEGL Committee) 
will be held on December 3-5, 2008, in San Diego, CA. At this meeting, 
the NAC/AEGL Committee will address, as time permits, the various 
aspects of the acute toxicity and the development of Acute Exposure 
Guideline Levels (AEGLs) for the following chemicals: Acrylonitrile, 
allyl alcohol, aluminum chloride, antimony pentafluoride, bromoacetone, 
dichlorodimethyl silane,

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dichlorvos, dicrotophos, fenamiphos, malathion, methyl iodide, methyl 
trichlorosilane, mevinphos, nitrogen trifluoride, phosphorus 
pentafluoride, ricin, tear gas, tetrachloroethylene, and 

DATES: A meeting of the NAC/AEGL Committee will be held from 10 a.m. to 
5:30 p.m. on December 3, 2008; from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on December 4, 
2008; and from 8 a.m. to noon on December 5, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn on the Bay, 1355 
North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Colby 
Lintner, Regulatory Coordinator, Environmental Assistance Division 
(7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (202) 554-1404; e-mail address: [email protected].
    For technical information contact: Paul S. Tobin, Designated 
Federal Officer (DFO), Risk Assessment Division (7403M), Office of 
Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8557; e-mail 
address: [email protected].
    To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the DFO 
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, preferably at least 10 
days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to 
process your request.


I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. This action may 
be of particular interest to anyone who may be affected if the AEGL 
values are adopted by government agencies for emergency planning, 
prevention, or response programs, such as EPA's Risk Management Program 
under the Clean Air Act and Amendments Section 112r. It is possible 
that other Federal agencies besides EPA, as well as State agencies and 
private organizations, may adopt the AEGL values for their programs. As 
such, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific 
entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions 
regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, 
consult the technical person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under 
docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2008-0776. All documents 
in the docket are listed in the docket index available at http://www.regulations.gov. Although listed in the index, some information is 
not publicly available, e.g., Confidential Business Information (CBI) 
or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain 
other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly 
available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are 
available electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only 
available in hard copy, at the OPPT Docket. The OPPT Docket is located 
in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. 3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 
Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room 
hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
excluding Federal holidays. The telephone number of the EPA/DC Public 
Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT 
Docket is (202) 566-0280. Docket visitors are required to show 
photographic identification, pass through a metal detector, and sign 
the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed through an X-ray 
machine and subject to search. Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC 
badge that must be visible at all times in the building and returned 
upon departure.
    2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document 
electronically through the EPA Internet under the ``Federal Register'' 
listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr.

II. Meeting Procedures

    For additional information on the scheduled meeting, the agenda of 
the NAC/AEGL Committee, or the submission of information on chemicals 
to be discussed at the meeting, contact the DFO listed under FOR 
    The meeting of the NAC/AEGL Committee will be open to the public. 
Oral presentations or statements by interested parties will be limited 
to 10 minutes. Interested parties are encouraged to contact the DFO to 
schedule presentations before the NAC/AEGL Committee. Since seating for 
outside observers may be limited, those wishing to attend the meeting 
as observers are also encouraged to contact the DFO at the earliest 
possible date to ensure adequate seating arrangements. Inquiries 
regarding oral presentations and the submission of written statements 
or chemical-specific information should be directed to the DFO.

III. Future Meetings

    Another meeting of the NAC/AEGL Committee is scheduled for Spring 

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Chemicals, Hazardous substances, Health.

    Dated: October 24, 2008.
Charles M. Auer,
Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.
[FR Doc. E8-26034 Filed 10-30-08; 8:45 am]