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Media Advisory: New substances added to HHS Report on Carcinogens

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 10, 2011, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Contact:


Media teleconference to answer questions about the new listings in the 12th Report on Carcinogens.

Media Teleconference
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Call 1-785-424-1051 or toll free at 1-800-862-9098 (U.S. and Canada)
Password: NIEHS

What:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will release the 12th Report on Carcinogens on Friday, June 10, 2011. The Report on Carcinogens is a science-based document that identifies chemicals and biological agents that represent cancer hazards. Eight new substances have been added in this edition of the Report on Carcinogens. The Report on Carcinogens will be available on Friday after 1:00 p.m. EDT at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/roc12.

Who:

John Bucher, Ph.D.
Associate Director
National Toxicology Program
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Report on Carcinogens is a congressionally mandated document that is prepared for the HHS Secretary by the National Toxicology Program (NTP). The NTP is an interagency program administered by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).



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