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SACC Peer Reviewers Doubt Formaldehyde Evaluation’s Use Of IRIS Draft

May 8, 2024
Members of the committee tasked with peer-reviewing elements of EPA’s draft TSCA formaldehyde risk evaluation intend to go beyond their formal charge and address the agency’s decision to base it in part on a controversial draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessment -- with at least two of the experts already appearing critical of the choice. During a May 7 kick-off meeting for the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals’ (SACC) formaldehyde panel, Debra Kaden, a senior practitioner with the consulting...

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