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EU Calls for Workplace Exposure Limits to Carcinogens - Bloomberg BNA

Tue, 2016-05-17 06:07

EU Calls for Workplace Exposure Limits to Carcinogens
Bloomberg BNA
The commission, the EU's executive arm, said in an impact assessment accompanying the proposal that the EU Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (2004/37/EC) was “outdated†and “not in line with scientific evidence.†New EU-wide exposure ...

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Are you smoking the killer cigarettes with 500 per cent more carcinogens in them? - The Sun

Sat, 2016-05-14 08:48

The Sun

Are you smoking the killer cigarettes with 500 per cent more carcinogens in them?
The Sun
HEALTH experts have warned that easily available black market cigarettes are putting British lives at risk. Bootleg cigarettes represent a £2bn market in the UK, but council bosses are more worried about the substantial health risks the imported fakes ...

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EU Commission proposes OELs for 13 carcinogens - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Fri, 2016-05-13 08:12

EU Commission proposes OELs for 13 carcinogens
Chemical Watch (subscription)
The European Commission has proposed new occupational exposure limits (OELs) for 13 occupational carcinogens, including respirable crystalline silica. The substances are among 20 priority chemical agents for which the Commission is conducting ...

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Commission proposes better workers' protection against cancer-causing chemicals - EU News

Fri, 2016-05-13 08:01

Commission proposes better workers' protection against cancer-causing chemicals
EU News
The EU principles of worker protection from carcinogens are laid out in the over-arching Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Framework Directive 89/391/EEC and those Directives specifically dealing with chemical risks – notably the Chemical Agents ...
EU proposes better workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicalsShanghai Daily (subscription)

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Commission proposes better workers' protection against cancer-causing chemicals - EU News

Fri, 2016-05-13 04:47

Commission proposes better workers' protection against cancer-causing chemicals
EU News
To improve protection for workers from cancer-causing chemicals, the Commission today proposes changes to the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (2004/37/EC) to limit exposure to 13 cancer-causing chemicals at the workplace. The Commissioner for ...

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Styrene Added to California Prop 65 List of Carcinogens, Despite Objections - Lexology (registration)

Thu, 2016-05-12 02:26

Styrene Added to California Prop 65 List of Carcinogens, Despite Objections
Lexology (registration)
California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently added styrene, CAS No. 100-42-5, as a carcinogen on the Prop 65 List of Chemicals. The updated Prop 65 list can be found here. OEHHA also proposed a safe harbor level.

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Styrene Added to California Prop 65 of Carcinogens, Despite Objections - The National Law Review

Wed, 2016-05-11 17:27

Styrene Added to California Prop 65 of Carcinogens, Despite Objections
The National Law Review
California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently added styrene, CAS No. 100-42-5, as a carcinogen on the Prop 65 List of Chemicals. The updated Prop 65 list can be found here. OEHHA also proposed a safe harbor level.

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PAUL DRIESSEN: GMO labeling nightmare - Washington Times

Tue, 2016-05-10 18:29

Washington Times

PAUL DRIESSEN: GMO labeling nightmare
Washington Times
Few companies want warning labels slapped on their products, since many consumers will likely interpret “partially produced with genetic engineering” as saying “this product contains known carcinogens.” If this low level of consumer knowledge seems ...

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Coal Power Plant Accused Of Contaminating Neighbors' Well Water With Carcinogens - ThinkProgress

Tue, 2016-05-10 06:24

ThinkProgress

Coal Power Plant Accused Of Contaminating Neighbors' Well Water With Carcinogens
ThinkProgress
She won't discuss that, as state documents obtained by ThinkProgress show, small levels of various potentially toxic substances not normally found in nature, including hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen that is often detected in coal ash, were found in ...

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Report questions meat's relationship with cancer - GlobalMeatNews.com

Tue, 2016-05-10 01:58

GlobalMeatNews.com

Report questions meat's relationship with cancer
GlobalMeatNews.com
José L Domingo and Martí Nadal from Rovira i Virgili University (URV) in Tarragona, Spain, highlighted that the IARC paper did not address the potential threat of carcinogenic environmental pollutants already present in raw or unprocessed meat.
Removing Fat During Cooking Reduces Environmental Pollutants in MeatThePoultrySite.com

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Removing environmental pollutants from raw meat - Phys.Org

Mon, 2016-05-09 05:16

Phys.Org

Removing environmental pollutants from raw meat
Phys.Org
Six months ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer associated consumption of red meat and processed meat to cancer risk. However, in its analysis, it made no reference to some carcinogenic environmental pollutants that are already present ...

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Stepan Technology Addresses Suspected Carcinogens in Infant Formula - Food Ingredients First (press release)

Mon, 2016-05-09 04:18

Food Ingredients First (press release)

Stepan Technology Addresses Suspected Carcinogens in Infant Formula
Food Ingredients First (press release)
09 May 2016 –- European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have exposed that infant formulas and certain other products consumed by toddlers and children contain levels of Glycidyl and MCPD esters (which are suspected carcinogens) that exceed acceptable ...

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Asbestos found at roadworks site west of Oberon - ABC Online

Mon, 2016-05-09 01:22

ABC Online

Asbestos found at roadworks site west of Oberon
ABC Online
There are fears council staff and landholders on the New South Wales central tablelands have been exposed to potentially deadly asbestos during roadworks. The carcinogenic mineral has been exposed during works on Dog Rocks Road, west of Oberon.

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Will tattoos give you cancer? - Newshub

Sun, 2016-05-08 16:58

Will tattoos give you cancer?
Newshub
"The thing with carcinogens is dosage, so it depends on how big the tattoo you're going to get is and how the ink spreads through your body." She said there are some cases of people getting skin cancer on their tattoo, but statistically it's no more ...

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New FDA regulations unlikely to affect local vape shops - Gainesville Times

Sat, 2016-05-07 23:08

Gainesville Times

New FDA regulations unlikely to affect local vape shops
Gainesville Times
“E-cigarettes, especially the high-powered ones with a tank, having very few carcinogens,” said Russ Ouellette from Russell's Vape Lounge on Dawsonville Parkway. “In fact, the only carcinogen in there is nicotine. So you're basically inhaling water ...
Smoke Out: New Efforts to Curb Smoking in New Jersey Catch FireNJ Spotlight

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Decades after pipeline spill, contamination could remain - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 2016-05-07 21:01

Detroit Free Press

Decades after pipeline spill, contamination could remain
Detroit Free Press
Both volatile organic compounds and PNAs are known carcinogens. Though campsites exist not far from the spill site, it is unlikely any human exposures occurred at prolonged enough or significant enough levels to cause harm in the remote forest area.

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Keeping E-Cigarettes Away From the Kids - New York Times

Fri, 2016-05-06 19:23

New York Times

Keeping E-Cigarettes Away From the Kids
New York Times
Public health experts also say that the vapor can contain carcinogens and metal particles. Some public interest groups, like the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, have argued that the F.D.A. should go further and prohibit sales of candy- and fruit ...
How the New Tobacco Rules Will Affect YouMoney Magazine
Vaporizing addictionScranton Times-Tribune
E-Cigarettes to Be Regulated as Tobacco ProductsHealth.com
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV -Vox -Vogue.com
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FDA to extend tobacco regulations to e-cigarettes, other products - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Thu, 2016-05-05 22:42

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

FDA to extend tobacco regulations to e-cigarettes, other products
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
That FDA made its first big move to regulate e-cigarettes in 2009, when an FDA test on a small number of e-cigarette samples found “detectable levels of known carcinogens and toxic chemicals to which users could potentially be exposed.” Diethylene ...
FDA to Regulate E-Cigarette Industry -- WSJNasdaq
The FDA will begin regulating e-cigarettes.Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
FAQ: How The FDA's New Tobacco Rule Affects ConsumersKaiser Health News
Vogue.com -Wall Street Journal
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