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FDA Clarification: Interagency Recommendations On Talc-Asbestos Test Methods Not Formal Guidance

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The Executive Summary of an interagency working group's preliminary recommendations on testing methods for asbestos in talc and talc-containing consumer products, released by the FDA in early 2020, does not constitute a formal position taken by the FDA, it says, noting that concerns have arisen recently about misunderstanding among "external parties."

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