Glyphosate and Cancer – Crossroad of Science and Regulations [46.15]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

   Andrey Korchevskiy, Director of Research & Development, C&IH Inc.

Track: Industrial Hygiene
Secondary Track: Chemical
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

Glyphosate is one of the most popular broad-spectrum herbicides in the world, part of the formulation with trade name Roundup. There is a significant controversy between different agencies regarding carcinogenicity of glyphosate. The session attempts to summarize available toxicological information about glyphosate, involving the participants in a discussion about the weight of evidence concept, interpreted from scientific and regulatory points of view.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the toxicological characteristics and properties of glyphosate.
2. Recognize differences between government agencies on glyphosate carcinogenicity.
3. Discuss industrial hygiene approaches to establish policies, criteria, and standards regarding complex and emerging chemical agents.
4. Evaluate the applicability of risk assessment methodology for glyphosate and similar potential carcinogens.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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