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U.S. Lawmakers Review Carcinogens Report

3:37 PM MDT | April 26, 2012 | Kara Sissell

Industry representatives told U.S. lawmakers recently that the process used to compile the National Report on Carcinogens (RoC) lacks proper criteria for ensuring the scientific data used is consistent and transparent, lacks checks and balances including adequate peer review, and relies on outdated methodologies. A joint subcommittee formed by the House of Representatives heard testimony following numerous calls from industry and some in academia for a revised listing process for potentially carcinogenic substances. The most recent RoC, published last June...

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