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NTP Preparing To Assess Glyphosate's Carcinogenicity In Toxicology Study

June 28, 2016
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) is preparing to assess the carcinogenicity of glyphosate, the most commonly used herbicide worldwide, amid ongoing debate about EPA's process for re-registration of the chemical and following an international body's finding last year that glyphosate is probably carcinogenic. NTP scientist Stephanie Smith-Roe said at a June 15 meeting of NTP's Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) that she and colleagues are preparing to undertake short-term cancer related toxicology tests of glyphosate, including both the active ingredient...


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