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Industry Presses EPA On IRIS Formaldehyde Assessment As Draft Nears

January 12, 2022
Chemical and other industry groups are ramping up pressure on EPA to ensure its imminent draft IRIS assessment of formaldehyde addresses the National Academy of Sciences’ (NAS) many recommendations on the issue since 2011 -- even as officials face a tight schedule to complete the review in time to inform a pending TSCA evaluation due in 2023. A coalition of chemical manufacturers and downstream users wrote a Jan. 11 letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan asking him to ensure that...

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