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Your Environment. Your Health.

News Items: Arizona State University

Superfund Research Program

In Situ Sampling Tool for Assessing Bioavailability and Toxicity of Sediments

Project Leaders: Rolf Ulrich Halden, Nancy D. Denslow (University of Florida)
Grant Number: R01ES020889
Funding Period: 2011-2014
View this project in the NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT)

News Items List

  • FDA ban on antibacterials in soaps informed by SRP research
    Environmental Factor - October 2016
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a rule Sept. 2 banning 19 antibacterial chemicals as ingredients in over-the-counter (OTC) antibacterial hand and body washes. Development of the final rule was informed by research that included several studies from scientists supported by the NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP).
  • Device improves detection of pollutants in water and sediment
    Paper of the Month - April 2016
    NIEHS-supported researchers have developed and tested a new device for detecting and analyzing pollution in water and sediment. The instrument provides information about the presence and relative risk of chemicals of concern, while offering better accuracy, cost, and versatility than existing methods.
  • SRP Grantee Discusses Need to Regulate Triclosan and Triclocarban in New Paper
    SRP News Page - May 2014
    In a feature article, Rolf Halden, Ph.D., shows how decades of widespread antimicrobial use has left consumers with no measurable benefits. He compiled evidence that also suggests lax regulation has caused widespread contamination of the environment, wildlife, and human populations with compounds that appear more toxic than safe.
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