CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 05, 1980
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REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Estimated number of United States homes containing formaldehyde insulation noted; Massachusetts recalled banning further sales of such insulation due to potential health risks. Response by industry representatives today at government hearing with regard to possible federal ban examined. [Formaldehyde Institution spokesperson Ted STILLE - comments.] Ind. spokesperson noted refuting extrapolation of laboratory findings with animals to humans. [Consumer Products Safety Commission spokesperson Stuart STATLER - comments.] Possible rolling-stone effect to other formaldehyde products if government acts immediately noted.
REPORTER: Richard Roth (WJBK-TV, WOWT-Tv newstapes)
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