The Industrial Hygiene Directorate of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) is responsible for conducting Health Hazard Assessments (HHA) of all coating products undergoing review in the Navy’s coating approval process.

After product testing is authorized, NAVSEA 05S will send an official letter to NMCPHC requesting that an HHA be accomplished on the product being considered for qualification. NMCPHC will not accept a product review request from a manufacturer. Note, however, that NMCPHC may ask the manufacturer to provide additional product documentation.

The results of the HHA will be sent directly to NAVSEA 05P2 for technical review. Please send any HHA related questions to