EPA Identifies Health Concern with Paint Stripper Chemical

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released final risk assessments in late August for three chemicals found in specific household products. The assessments were done for Dichloromethane (DCM), antimony trioxide (ATO), and 1,3,4,6,7,8-Hexahydro-4,6,6,7,8,8,-hexamethylcyclopenta-[ã]-2-benzopyran (HHCB) and focused on specific uses of the three chemicals as found in household products.  The assessment for DCM identified health risks to both workers and consumers who …