• March 14, 2021
  • EDF

In a Win for Public Health, EPA Restores Assessment of Toxic Formaldehyde


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Reports indicate that the Environmental Protection Agency will be moving forward the long-delayed assessment of formaldehyde by the agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). IRIS chemical assessments are the gold standard in identifying and characterizing chemical hazards resulting from chronic exposure. While a draft of the assessment was ready years ago for review, political appointees under the Trump administration first suppressed and then tried to kill off the study, as part of a longstanding effort by the chemical industry to block findings about the dangers of formaldehyde

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