Asbestos, dry cleaning agent among 10 chemicals under review
Under a congressional mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing 10 chemicals to determine if they pose an unreasonable risk to human health or the environment and should be subject to additional regulation. They range from asbestos, which was widely used for decades in products including insulation and roofing materials, to the dry cleaning chemical PCE.
Here's a look at what the 10 chemicals are used for and the hazards they pose to human health and the environment:
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