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Home Insulation and Cancer #267949

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Consumer Products Safety Commission reported studying allegations that formaldehyde-based foam insulation for homes is linked with cancer; details given. [Commission project manager Nicholas MARCHICA - comments.] Response of foam industry outlined.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(Chicago, Illinois) Use of formaldehyde-based foam insulation following energy conservation awareness in 1970s recalled. [Pat KOEPKE - comments.] Ill effects of fumes given off by formaldehyde foam listed; products' use in mobile home industry noted. [Darlene EVERSON - comments.] Consumer Products Safety Commission said making formal recommendations soon.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis (WBBM-TV, KOIN-TV newstapes)

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya;
Kurtis, Bill

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