Conrad discusses the point of view of the chemical industry concerning when and how access to health effects information may be affected by financial interests. He argues that no qualitative distinction can be drawn between the financial and other incentives that might affect disclosure by for-profit entities and the incentives that might affect disclosure by other entities that may conduct, sponsor, or opine on scientific research.
James W. Conrad Jr.,
Open Secrets: The Widespread Availability of Information About the Health and Environmental Effects of Chemicals,
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