Overseas reports utilised in NICNAS assessments this year include:
" Five Canadian reports for new chemicals notifications
" Four based on previous assessments in the European Union
" Reports prepared under the OECDs Screening Information Data Set for diethylene glycol and 1,4-butanediol
" Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Standards report for diethylene glycol, and
" US Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel report and US National Toxicology Program report on methyldibromo glutaronitrile (MDBGN).