New daminozide review.
Such findings do not obligate EPA to withdraw its proposed ban. However, says EPA's Al Heier, the panel's report is going to make EPA's decision on whether to push for a ban "a very tough one," because the panel sidestepped altogether the issue of whether these studies might still be adequate to justify suspending use of the chemical until better data become available. EPA is awaiting additional required, and equally nonbinding, comments on its proposed ban from the Department of Agriculture. Those comments are expected around the end of the month.
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