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U.S. Adds Formaldehyde, Styrene to Federal Carcinogens List

12:51 PM MDT | June 10, 2011 | Kara Sissell

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (HHS) has added eight substances to the 12th edition of its Report on Carcinogens, published June 10. Formaldehyde and a botanical known as aristolochic acids have been listed as known human carcinogens. Six other substances, including styrene, have been added as substances “reasonably anticipated” to be a human carcinogen. The National Toxicology Program (NTP), part of the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD), compiles the report, which is mandated by Congress. However, NTP says a listing...

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