report on Particle Board (PB) dated April 26, 2007
7,000 kids in the U.S.(23 to 63 per million
population*) under 9 years old are estimated to
get cancer due to Particle Board Formaldehyde
exposure in their home.
As many as 56,000 adults in the U.S. (86 to 231 per
million population*) will get cancer in their lifetime
due to Particle Board Formaldehyde exposure.
Carb Compliant Particle Board Phase 1 will only
reduce the cancer cases by 12 to 35 cases.
*Based on EPA specifically reporting up to
63 kids per million will get cancer (49 million kids under 9
in USA) and 231 adults per million will also get cancer due
to particle board (243 million adult population in USA).
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