14 Jun '11, 2pm

U.S. Adds 8 Chemicals to Cancer Risk Lists: Chemicals common in consumer products, plastics, herbal treatments a...

, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services added eight new substances to its Report on Carcinogens, which categorizes the known cancer risks of various substances and guides regulatory decisions about their use in consumer products. There are now 240 substances on the list. Concern about exposure is generally highest for those who work with the chemicals, and concern is less for consumers exposed to smaller amounts of the chemicals in consumer products. Exposures may increase risk but don't necessarily cause cancer, and an individual's genetic makeup, together with other risk factors, will determine risk. Still, given the known risks and the multitude of chemicals Americans are exposed to, many will want to reduce their risk by reducing their exposure.

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