Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 30th, 2000
The release May 15, 2000, of the 9th National Toxicology Report on Carcinogens deleted saccharin as a possible cancer-causing chemical, but identified secondhand tobacco smoke, directly inhaled tobacco smoke, and smokeless tobacco as known carcinogens. A statement from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Healthy Sciences said that saccharin was dropped off the list after new studies showed "no clear association" between the sweetener and human cancer.
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