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Styrene Industry Sues to Block Prop 65 Listing

9:51 AM MDT | July 27, 2009 | Kara Sissell

The Styrene Information Research Center (SIRC), and industry group, says it has sued to block California from listing styrene as a “chemical known to cause cancer” under the state labeling law Proposition 65. The industry filed a request for a temporary restraining order to halt the implementation of the Prop 65 listing, a petition the judge has recemt;u denied. However, the California Superior Court has scheduled an August 12 hearing on the matter. “Since styrene is not ‘known to cause cancer’” the Prop 65 listing would be...

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