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Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Risk Assessment

Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Risk Assessment

Docket No. FDA-2016-D-1099

The Food and Drug Administration conducted a risk assessment of certain health risks from inorganic arsenic in rice and products that contain rice.

The assessment includes (1) a quantitative estimate of lung and bladder cancer risk from long-term exposure to these products and the predicted impact of various scenarios to reduce the risk, and (2) a qualitative assessment of certain potential non-cancer risks, in certain susceptible life stages. 

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FDA is accepting public comments starting April 6, 2016. You may submit comments electronically in Docket No. FDA-2016-D-1099.

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