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ACC News Releases:

The Safety of Formaldehyde Is Well-Studied and Supported By Robust Science [8/8/2014]

EPA Workshop Evaluating All Data Should Inform EPA Revision of Formaldehyde IRIS Assessment [4/28/2014]

ACC Announces New Principles to Enhance Chemical Hazard and Risk Assessments [4/25/2014]

Commentary on Food Packaging Materials Strings Together Series of Scary, Unfounded Claims [2/20/2014]

Formaldehyde Is Biodegradable, Quickly Broken Down in the Air By Sunlight or By Bacteria in Soil or Water [1/29/2014]

EPA's Proposed Rule for Formaldehyde Emissions Is Arbitrary and Contrary to the Intent of the Law [10/11/2013]

ACOG Opinion Creates Confusion for Pregnant Women [9/23/2013]

ACC Formaldehyde Panel Supports Regulations Consistent with the Safe Use of Formaldehyde [5/29/2013]

ACC Highlights Robust Government, Industry Safety Efforts Surrounding Chemicals Used in Consumer Products [4/10/2013]

NAS Committee Should Evaluate All Relevant Science, NTP's RoC Listing Criteria for Formaldehyde Determinations [3/19/2013]

ACC Encourages Newly-Announced NAS Committee to Evaluate All Relevant Science for Formaldehyde Determinations [1/11/2013]

European Scientific Regulatory Review Contradicts U.S. Classification on Formaldehyde [12/10/2012]

ACC Welcomes Hearing on Report on Carcinogens [4/25/2012]

ACC Comments on the Use of Formaldehyde in Hair Smoothing Products [4/13/2012]

ACC Applauds Congressional Action to Improve Chemical Risk Assessments [12/17/2011]

Chemistry Used in Shampoos Prohibits Bacterial Growth and Helps Protect Consumer Health and Safety [11/3/2011]

HHS Moves Forward with Unfounded Classification of Formaldehyde [6/10/2011]

ACC Calls Upon EPA to Adopt NAS Findings in Risk Assessment [4/8/2011]

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Issues Position on the Formaldehyde Content of Some Popular Hair-Smoothing Products [12/9/2010]

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Comments on Reports About Formaldehyde in Hair Products [10/19/2010]

ACC Forms New Formaldehyde Panel [8/24/2010]


 

Resources

New Study from the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Finds No Association Between Formaldehyde and Leukemia

New UK Study Finds No Association Between Formaldehyde and Leukemia

Infographic: Formaldehyde Contributes to a Sustainable Future for Wood Products

Director of ACC's Formaldehyde Panel Discusses Formaldehyde in the U.S. in Formacare Newsletter

Graphic Illustrates Problems with EPA's Formaldehyde Risk Assessment

Testimony of ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley re: "EPA's IRIS Program: Evaluating the Science and Process Behind Chemical Risk Assessment"

NRC to EPA: Formaldehyde Assessment Needs Significant Improvement

Answers to FAQs about Formaldehyde

The ACC Formaldehyde Panel: Challenges in 2011 and Beyond

 

ACC Blog Posts:

State of the Science (Part 3 of 3): Dr. Melvin Andersen's Question and Answer Session on EPA's Formaldehyde Workshop

State of the Science (Part 2 of 3): Dr. James Collins' Question and Answer Session on EPA's Formaldehyde Workshop

State of the Science (Part 1 of 3): Dr. Lorenz Rhomberg's Question and Answer Session on EPA's Formaldehyde Workshop

Faulty Science Comments Can Quickly Spin Out of Control

How Formaldehyde Contributes to a Sustainable Future for Wood Products [Infographic]

What You May Have Missed at the Society for Risk Analysis Meeting

PR Stunts Miss the Point on Safety

Once Again, The New York Times Fails to Follow the Science

New Report Could Improve the Scientific Foundation for Regulatory Decisions

 

Media Coverage

The Problem With Chemicals [Speakers of Science]

Sunshine Week Illuminates Need for FOIA Reform [The Hill Congress Blog]

Sloppy Researchers Beware. A New Institute Has You in It's Sights [The Economist]

No More Formaldehyde Baby Shampoo [Slate, 3/4/2014]

Concerns Over Chemicals in Food Packaging Misplaced, Say Scientists [The Guardian, 2/19/2014]

Clean Living, Baby: Naturally Occurring Chemicals [Fort McMurray Today, 1/2/2014]

Policy: Twenty Tips for Interpreting Scientific Claims [Nature, 11/20/2013]

Chemists Fume on EPA Composite Wood Formaldehyde Rule [Woodworking Network, 10/12/2013]

The Myths and Truth about Childhood Vaccines [Catholic Online, 10/12/2013]

EPA Formaldehyde Emissions Rule Is Arbitrary, Contrary To Law [Woodworking Network, 10/11/2013]

Industry Group Slams EPA's Formaldehyde Regulations [The Hill's RegWatch, 10/11/2013]

Final FWIC Letter Filed with EPA [Woodworking Network, 10/10/2013]

How Abysmal Scientific Research Is Used To Scare America's Parents [Forbes, 8/20/2013]

The Enemy of Good [Surface & Panel]

Openmarket.org Weighs in on Recent Formaldehyde News Coverage [Openmarket.org, 10/18/2012]

ACC President and CEO Challenges NYT Claims on Formaldehyde and Federal Chemical Assessments [The New York Times, 10/14/2012]

Forbes.com Contributor Adds Clarity to Recent Discussions About Formaldehyde [Forbes, 10/10/2012]

Ignoring Chemical Safety Will Have Toxic Consequences [The Hill, 7/13/2011]

HHS Changes its Classification of Formaldehyde [Fox Business, 6/30/2011]

EPA's Draft Health Assessment for Formaldehyde Needs Improvement [National Academy of Sciences (NAS), 4/8/2011]

EPA Formaldehyde Findings Called Into Question By Independent Review [Times Picayune, 4/8/2011]