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UN Scientific Committee Turns Political, Fails to Take Action on Cancer Causing Chemicals

"It appears that the committee once again delayed action because SCCPs are widely used — instead of focusing on their potential harms as obligated by the Stockholm Convention," said Mariann Lloyd-Smith, IPEN. "That raises concerns about scientific integrity and whether commercial considerations are a higher priority than the Stockholm Convention's goal of protecting human health and the environment."

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