Efforts Continue To Mitigate Styrene Issue
- Concerns as US may list styrene as a carcinogenic. BURRIDGE, ELAINE; KAMAUCK, JOE // ICIS Chemical Business;6/6/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 20, p16
The article reports on concerns in the chemical industry as U.S. health officials may declare styrene as a likely carcinogen. The final draft of the 12th "Report on Carcinogens" (RoC) of the U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) is still under review at the Department of Health and Human...
- Thumbs down. Moore, Miles // Rubber & Plastics News;6/27/2011, Vol. 40 Issue 24, p0015
The article reports that the styrene industry of the U.S. will fight against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services claim that styrene, which is used for making styrene-butadiene rubber and latex, is an anticipated carcinogen.
- HHS LIST OF CARCINOGENS CONTINUES TO GROW. // USA Today Magazine;May2015, Vol. 143 Issue 2840, p8
The article discusses the 13th "Report on Carcinogens," published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which listed chemical, biological, and physical substances that may cause human cancers.
- Formaldehyde Fears. Burn, Melinda J. // Hardwood Floors Magazine;Oct/Nov2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p33
The article discusses the increasing cancer concerns with formaldehyde. The 12th Report on Carcinogens released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reveals that individuals exposed to higher levels of formaldehyde are at increased risk for rare cancers. It is also noted...
- Styrene Designation Disputed By Industry. Griffin, Jeff // Underground Construction;Jul2011, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p34
The article discusses a dispute concerning styrene designation in the sanitary sewer rehabilitation industry in the U.S. It notes that organizations involved in cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) lining are examining potential ramifications of the designation of styrene as a reasonably anticipated...
- HHS styrene ruling: Bad science, bad for the composites industry. Hedger, Tom // Composites Technology;Aug2011, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p5
The author comments on the impact on the composites industry of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) approval of a report suggesting that styrene is carcinogenic. He cites the industry's efforts to reduce styrene emissions. He points out to numerous studies which indicated...
- Bipartisan, 63-Member House Group Asks HHS Secretary to Defer Report on Carcinogens Listing of Styrene. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/17/2011, p413
The article reports on the letter from 63 U.S. House of Representatives members to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to delay the report on styrene as a carcinogen until a review of scientific evidence was conducted. It says that deficiencies on the...
- Carcinogen report prompts MSDS changes. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Aug2011, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p12
The article focuses on the findings of the "Report on Carcinogens," published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which stresses the addition of formaldehyde and aristolochic acids in the list of human carcinogens.
- Styrene Designation. Griffin, Jeff // Underground Construction;Jul2011, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p36
The article discusses issues concerning the designation of styrene as a reasonably anticipated carcinogen in the sanitary sewer rehabilitation industry in the U.S. It notes that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) added styrene and other seven substances to its latest Report on...