Lumber Liquidators' (NYSE:LL) laminate flooring has been found to have a 3x higher risk of causing cancer than previously stated, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reversing their own findings from earlier this month.
A report released Feb. 10 used incorrect ceiling heights, lowering the airborne concentration of formaldehyde that should have been examined, the agency said in a statement.
The estimated risk of tumors is six cases to 30 cases per 100K people, above the two to nine cases in the earlier report.
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Related: Blockbuster CDC Reversal Could Devastate Lumber Liquidators (Feb. 22 2016)