Inside OSHA

July 1, 2022

EPA Rejects Formaldehyde Comment Extension Amid Attacks On Process

June 13, 2022 at 4:38 PM
EPA is refusing an array of requests from industry and members of Congress to extend the June 13 comment deadline on its latest draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessment of formaldehyde, arguing that criticism of its development process is unfounded and that there will be more chances for the public to weigh in during peer review. “Formaldehyde is a hazardous air pollutant present in indoor and outdoor air, and development of toxicological information on this chemical is critical to...

Already a subscriber? Please log in using the form on this page.

Not a subscriber? Sign up for a 30 day trial.