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June 14, 2024

Lawmakers Attack Draft Formaldehyde Workplace Limit As ‘De Facto Ban’

April 1, 2024 at 5:43 PM
Nine congressional Republicans and one Democrat are pressing EPA to loosen an exposure limit in its draft TSCA risk evaluation of formaldehyde, arguing that adopting the proposed figure would result in a “de facto ban” of the ubiquitous chemical despite the agency’s statements that it will consider costs and practicability in any rule based on the review. The March 22 letter , signed by all nine Republicans in Indiana’s congressional delegation and one of the state’s two Democrats, marks the...

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