Fluoride Action Network

Government Reports & FAN Submissions

FAN's compilation of government and other reports from the US, EU, WHO, UN, Australia, Canada, Ireland, NZ, and the UK. The majority of FAN's submissions to various government agencies over the years are also included.

National Toxicology Program

The following are the documents prepared by the National Toxicology Program (NTP), submissions to NTP, and relevant news articles (more to be added).

Year

NTP Document

Submission to NTP

Author

2020 October 19, 2020. Submission from Chris Neurath on behalf of FAN to the National Academies Committee to Review the Revised National Toxicology Program’s Monograph on Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp.neurath.submission-to-nas-on-revised-ntp-monograph.10-19-20.pdf
Chris Neurath, Fluoride Action Network
2020 October 19, 2020. Outline with figures of submission from Chris Neurath on behalf of FAN to the National Academies Committee to Review the Revised National Toxicology Program’s Monograph on Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp.neurath.outline-with-figures-of-submission-to-nas.10-19-20.pdf
Chris Neurath, Fluoride Action Network
2020 October 19, 2020. Oral comments from Chris Neurth on behalf of FAN on the NTP’s Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects to the National Academies Committee to Review the Revised National Toxicology Program’s Monograph.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp.neurath-oral-comments-to-nas.10-19-20.pdf
Chris Neurath, Fluoride Action Network
2020 October 19, 2020. Comments from Paul Connett of FAN to the National Academies Committee to Review the Revised National Toxicology Program’s Monograph on Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp.paul-connett.comments-to-nas.10-19-20.corrected-1.pdf
Paul Connett, Fluoride Action Network
2020 October 16, 2020. Comments submitted from the American Dental Association to the National Academies on the “Revised NTP Monograph on Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp.ada_.comments.10-16-20.pdf
American Dental Association
2020 September 16, 2020. Draft NTP Monograph on the Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects*. NTP
2020 September 16, 2020. Committee on Peer Review of the NTP Monograph on Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp.nasem-committee-to-review.fluoride.2020.pdf
NTP
2020 September 16, 2020. Protocol for the Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects. Project Leader: Kyla Taylor, PhD.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp-f-protocol_revised.sept-16-2020.pdf
NTP
2020 September 16, 2020. Literature Search Results for the Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects. 
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/ntp.literature-search.9-16-20.pdf
NTP
2020 March 5, 2020. Review of the Draft NTP Monograph: Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects (2020). National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine.
LINK:  http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/nas-review-of-ntp-review.march-5-2020.pdf
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
2019 October 22, 2019. Draft NTP Monograph on the Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects. National Toxicology Program. Dated September 6, 2019; available October 22, 2019.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/2019.ntp_.draft-fluoride-systematic-review.online-Oct-22.pdf
NTP
2019 November 6, 2019. Presentation to the National Academies on the draft NTP Monograph on the Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects, by Kyla W. Taylor, PhD, Office of Health Assessment and Translation, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. November 6.
LINK: http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/taylor.presentation-on-ntp-draft-monograph-to-NAS.nov-6-2019.pdf
Kyla W. Taylor, PhD, Office of Health Assessment and Translation, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health
2019 November 6, 2019. The National Academies held a public meeting to explain its task to peer-review, and to accept pubic comment, on the National Toxicology Program’s (NTP) draft monograph,  “Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects” National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
2019

November 6, 2019. Oral presentation by Chris Neurath, of the Fluoride Action Network, to NAS committee reviewing the NTP’s draft report (plus additional comments)

Figures used by Chris Neurath in his presentation to the NAS (above)

Chris Neurath, Fluoride Action Network
2017 June. Protocol for Systematic Review of Effects of Fluoride Exposure on Neurodevelopment. NTP
2016 July 2016. Systematic Literature Review on the Effects of Fluoride on Learning and Memory in Animal Studies. NTP Research Report 1. National Toxicology Program. NTP
2016 July 8, 2016. Comments Regarding the NIH National Toxicology Program’s Systematic Literature Review on the Effects of Fluoride on Learning and Memory in Animal Studies. By Lorena Espinoza, DDS, MPH, Associate Director for Science, Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By Lorena Espinoza, DDS, MPH, Division of Oral Health, CDC
2016 January 8, 2016. Submission on the sensitivity to fluoride: rodents vs humans. Connett & Neurath. Michael Connett and Chris Neurath, Fluoride Action Network
2016

January 8, 2016. Submission to the National Toxicology Program’s review of fluoride as a carcinogen. Connett & Neurath.

• Appendix 1C. Submission from FAN to the National Research Council Committee: Toxicologic Risk of Fluoride in Drinking Water; BEST-K-02-05-A. Originally submitted to NRC on March 30, 2005.

• Appendix 2. FAN submission to NRC 2006 on cancer [Grandjean 2004]. Originally submitted to NRC on Mary 27, 2004. Submitted to NTP on January 8, 2016.

• Appendix 3. Kenya study abstract [Neurath 2005a]. Correlation between the incidence of dental fluorosis and osteosarcoma in provinces of Kenya.

• Appendix 4. Kenya study of fluoride and osteosarcoma in Kenya [Neurath 2005b]. Introduction and full study.

• Appendix 5. Thiessen submission to California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, July 2011.

• Appendix 6-A. Review of Kim et al. (2011) & Comparison to Bassin et al. (2006).

• Appendix 7A. Review of Gelberg 1994, 1995 for NTP.

• Appendix 8-A. Review of Blakey/McNally 2014 fluoride-­-­osteosarcoma ecological study Great Britain.

• Appendix 9. Comber 2011 Ireland osteosarcoma­-F study review for NTP cancer review.

• Appendix 10A. Review of Young 2015 F-­osteosarcoma ecological study.

• Appendix 11. Review of Levy 2012 F­-osteosarcoma ecological study USA.

Chris Neurath and Michael Connett, Fluoride Action Network
2015 Oct 7. Recommendation to review fluoride as a carcinogen, developmental toxicant, and endocrine disruptor. Federal Register. Notice. NTP
2015 Dec 2. NTP Evaluation of Fluoride Exposure and Potential for Developmental Neurobehavioral Effects. By Kristina Thayer, PhD. Kristina Thayer, PhD, Office of Health Assessment and Translation (OHAT), National  Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. NTP Board of Scientific Counselors.
2015 November 6, 2015. FAN’s submission in response to solicitation for comments in the Oct 7, 2015 Federal Register.
2015 November 30, 2015. Submission on developmental neurotoxicity and endocrine disruption. Michael Connett. Michael Connett, Fluoride Action Network
1998 Final Background document for Vinyl Fluoride. 8th Report on Carcinogens. NTP
1990 STUDY: National Toxicology Program [NTP] (1990). Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Sodium Fluoride in F344/N Rats and B6C3f1 Mice. Technical report Series No. 393. NIH Publ. No 91-2848. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, N.C. NTP
1990 STUDY ABSTRACT by NTP NTP
1990 April 26, 1990.
STUDY:
TRANSCRIPT. Volume 1, pages 1 – 2512.

Peer Review of Draft Technical Report of Long-Term Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies and Toxicity Study, Sodium Fluoride; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Thursday, April 26, 1990.
NTP
1990

STUDY: Pathology Tables – Rats

NTP
1990

STUDY: Pathology Tables – Mice

 NTP
1990

STUDY: Growth and Survival Curves – Rats

 NTP
1990

STUDY: Growth and Survival Curves – Mice

 NTP
1990

STUDY: Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-393

NTP
1990 May 1, 1990. Marcus W. Memorandum from William L. Marcus, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, Criteria & Standards Division Office of Drinking Water, to Alan B. Hais, Acting Director. Subject: Fluoride Conference to Review the NP Draft Fluoride Report. US EPA. May 1. William Marcus, Environmental Protection Agency
1990 April 26, 1990. http://fluoridealert.org/wp-content/uploads/NTP-TrianglePark-transcript.pdf
1990 Abstract, About/Findings

The following are News Articles

1989 December 28, 1989. Fluoride Linked to Bone Cancer in Fed Study – Medical Tribune
Medical Tribune
1990 February 5, 1990. Don’t Drink the Water? – Newsweek
Newsweek
 1990 February 22, 1990. Caries preventative already has one rap against it – Medical Tribune
Medical Tribune
 1990 March 13, 1990. Rat Study Reignites Dispute On Fluoride – New York Times
New York Times
1990 April 27, 1990. Weak Link on Fluoride and Cancer Is Backed – New York Times
New York Times
 1990 April 30, 1990. ACSH Considers Taking Legal Action Against Attempts to Reclassify Fluoride – Food Chemical News
Food Chemical News
1990 May 7, 1990. The Risks of Fluoride: The Long Awaited Verdict Newsweek
Newsweek
1990 September 22, 1990. More about fluoride – The Lancet
The Lancet
1992 December 18, 1992. EPA Ordered to Reinstate Whistleblower – The Associated Press
Associated Press
1994 February 10, 1994. Reich Orders EPA to Reinstate Scientist – National Whistleblower Center
National Whistleblower Center
 1994 February 11, 1994. Scientist Who Spoke Out on Fluoride Ordered Reinstated to Job – The Associated Press
Associated Press

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