ACA Submits Comments to EPA Supporting Scientific Evaluation of Formaldehyde as Part of Draft IRIS

November 2010
JCT CoatingsTech;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p20
Academic Journal
The article reports on the American Coatings Association's (ACA) submission of its comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Draft Toxicological Review of Formaldehyde in Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). It notes that ACA urged the EPA to conduct an orderly, scientific review of the toxicology of formaldehyde. It states that the agency was asked to focus on the debate over the carcinogenic potential of formaldehydes.


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