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Answers to Spray Foam Health and Safety Questions for Workers and Homeowners

Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is a spray-applied product widely used to insulate buildings and seal cracks and gaps, improving energy efficiency and home comfort. If you’ve ever seen a...

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The Revised IARC Monographs Preamble Fails to Meet Current Scientific Benchmarks for Evidence-Based Decision Making

Over the past few years, headlines have claimed everything from shift work to drinking “very hot” beverages can cause cancer. These alarmist headlines stemmed from the work of the...

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Part III – FORMALDEHYDE: The Science, The Truth, and The Industry’s Commitment to Objective Chemical Assessments

The following blog is a segment of a three part series regarding EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program. Part III: The Industry’s Commitment to Objective Chemical Assessments Over...

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Part II – FORMALDEHYDE: The Science, The Truth, and The Industry’s Commitment to Objective Chemical Assessments

The following blog is a segment of a three part series regarding EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program. Part II: The Truth Media stories, fueled by false claims,...

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Part I – FORMALDEHYDE: The Science, The Truth, and The Industry’s Commitment to Objective Chemical Assessments

The following blog is a segment of a three part series regarding EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program. Part I: The Science For years, scientists have investigated formaldehyde...