Formaldehyde epa cancer

882014018332From Yahoo News: To the chemical industrys chagrin, a National Academy of Sciences review found that formaldehyde causes cancer A fact sheet that discusses formaldehyde and its possible association with cancer. Includes resources for more information

NRC to EPA: Formaldehyde Assessment Needs Significant Improvement. Highlights of the Critical Elements to Improve the EPAs Assessment of Formaldehyde

NRDC: Congress Must Provide the EPA with Authority to Regulate Unsafe Chemicals: Formaldehyde Formaldehyde What is formaldehyde Formaldehyde is a colorless, strong-smelling gas used in making building materials and many household products What is formaldehyde Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical that is wildly used in building materials, household and office products

National Academy of Sciences agrees with EPA that

Please Note: The main sources of information for this fact sheet are EPAs Health and Environmental Effects Profile for Formaldehyde and the Integrated Risk This IRIS health assessment for Formaldehyde consists of hazard identification and dose-response assessment data which provides support for EPA risk management

Information on formaldehyde and the regulation of formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products under the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Formaldehyde is an organic compound with the formula CH 2 O or HCHO. It is the simplest aldehyde and is also known by its systematic name methanal. The common