§ Mr. Strang
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will place in the Library copies of the evidence relating to the carcinogenic effects of pentachlorophenol on humans.
§ Mr. Nicholls
There are likely to be several hundred articles on the toxicity of pentachlorophenol, which could be relevant to an assessment of its possible carcinogenic effects, published in various scientific journals from different countries. I regret that all this material could be identified and obtained only at disproportionate cost but if the hon. Member has any particular items in mind I should be glad to arrange for the relevant articles to be obtained.