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National Toxicology Program Finalizes Changes to RoC Process

9:42 AM MST | January 13, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) has finalized changes to the process used for adding substances to the Report on Carcinogens (RoC). ACC and other industry groups have criticized the process for compiling the carcinogens report, saying it fails to implement widely accepted principles for scientific review, but changes NTP proposed last October did not resolve industry's problems with the process. NTP is part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. NTP's last June added styrene and formaldehyde to the RoC, generating an intense round of...

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