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Briefing Date:04/07/2011
Topic:Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's Draft IRIS Assessment of Formaldehyde

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Committee to Review EPA’s Draft IRIS Assessment of Formaldehyde

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Congressional Briefing
Thursday, April 7, 2011
516 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 1:00 p.m.

on

Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's
Draft IRIS Assessment of Formaldehyde

This new report from the National Academies examines the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's draft human health assessment of formaldehyde, which evaluates the potential health risks associated with exposure to the chemical.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on April 8, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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