Phase V Occupational and Residential Exposure Assessment and Recommendations for the Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for Ethylene Oxide.
Ethylene oxide is used to sterilize medical or laboratory items, pharmaceutical, and aseptic packaging, or to reduce microbial load on cosmetics, library articles, whole and ground spices and other seasoning materials, and equipment for musical instruments. Additionally, a special local need registration is currently in place for the treatment of beehives/beekeeping equipment in North Carolina.
|Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances|
|Office of Reregistration 4|
|Health Effects Division|