CDC Revises Lumber Liquidators Flooring Cancer Risk

February 22, 2016 3:41 PM

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People exposed to certain types of laminate flooring made by Lumber Liquidators are three times more likely to get cancer than previous estimates had suggested, U.S. health officials say.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said last week that the flooring, which was tested for formaldehyde, was found to have a three times higher risk of causing cancer than previously stated. This revises the CDC's own findings from earlier this month.

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