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Board: Teflon Chemical a Likely Carcinogen

Posted on Feb 16, 2006

AP: DOVER, Del. - A group of scientific advisers to the Environmental Protection Agency voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a recommendation that a chemical used in the manufacture of Teflon and other nonstick and stain-resistant products should be considered a likely carcinogen.

The approval of the EPA’s Science Advisory Board is conditioned on minor clarifications being made to a draft report submitted by a review panel, but no major changes will be made to the panel’s findings.

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We had a report two weeks ago about the greedy politicos who stymied the phaseout of Teflon.

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