Safe Work Australia updates Hazardous Substances Information System

Reported by Haydee | 30 Jul, 2012

Safe Work Australia has recently updated the entry in Hazardous Substances Information (HSIS) for formaldehyde based on the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) Priority Existing Chemical Assessment Report for formaldehyde. The update includes a change to the carcinogen classification from category 3 (limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect) to category 2 (may …