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U.S. Adds Formaldehyde and Styrene to Carcinogens List

9:42 AM MDT | June 24, 2011 | —Kara Sissell

the U.S. has added eight substances including styrene and formaldehyde to its federal Report on Carcinogens (RoC). Styrene and five others are listed as “reasonably anticipated” to be human carcinogens. Formaldehyde and a botanical known as aristolochic acids were added as “known” human carcinogens. The long-delayed 12th edition of the report, published earlier this month, followed an intense campaign by industry groups that had sought to convince public health officials that the science behind the proposed listings was flawed. The report “made...

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