Formaldehyde, styrene review to include scrutiny of listing criteria

01/16/2013 | InsideEPA.com (free content)

The National Academies will not only review the National Toxicology Program's listings of formaldehyde and styrene as part of the most recent Report on Carcinogens, but it will also examine the veracity of the criteria used to make such listings. The American Chemistry Council "encourages the NAS effort to evaluate the current RoC's listing criteria to determine if it leads to scientifically sound recommendations. This is particularly important to ensuring that all relevant information is incorporated into future listing determinations."

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