15 April 2008 16:49 [Source: ICIS news]
VDB was responding to claims raised in a German parliamentary expert hearing last week that B7 would harm engines and pose a higher cancer risk.
Multi-year studies proved B7 was safe, VDB said, adding that blending of up to 5% biodiesel content had not resulted in any harmful impact.
In particular, B7 would not damage diesel particulate filters, it said.
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