This release of CoMeta includes one new Litagion agent profile, two new company profiles, two updated company profiles, and a host of updated Litagion agent profiles impacted by newly published peer-reviewed science.
New Litagion agent profiles
- Calcium oxide. A chemical composed of calcium and oxygen derived from calcium carbonate used in the production of steel, paper products, and beverages.
New company profiles
- Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
- Newell Brands Inc.
Updated company profiles
- A.O. Smith Corporation
- Hexion Inc.
Updated Litagion agents based on newly published science
In this release, all Litagion agent profiles have been updated to reflect the most recently published peer-reviewed science. Notable scientific studies added to CoMeta since the last release include:
- Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS): A U.S. study using information from various clinical sites found maternal plasma concentrations of PFHxS were negatively associated with umbilical cord circumference.
- Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS): In adults, PFOS was linked to metabolic syndrome in an analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data.
In addition, we highlight the following changes to the components of Litagion agent risk resulting from recently published peer-reviewed science:
|Litagion agent||Risk category change||Overall risk change|
|2,3-pentanedione||Projected Science Risk changed from Medium (yellow) to Medium-high (orange)||No change|
|Sucralose||Projected Science Risk changed from Low (green) to Medium (yellow)||Increase from Medium-low (light green) to Medium (yellow)|