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Review and Updating of Monographs

Once a monograph has been developed, it can serve as a tool for effective monitoring of safety issues in that the monograph can be updated with new information as it becomes available. Thus developing monographs is consistent with developing a proactive, ongoing evaluation system for evaluating risk.


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