PRHE Echoes Industry Attack On IRIS Handling Of NAS Formaldehyde Advice

July 7, 2022
An influential academic program is criticizing key aspects of EPA’s new draft risk assessment of formaldehyde, echoing industry claims that the agency has not fully engaged with the National Academy of Sciences’ (NAS) past recommendations and unduly limited public input, but also environmentalists’ argument that the new review understates leukemia risks. In recently released comments on the draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) formaldehyde assessment, scientists associated with the University of California-San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment...

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