Some Chemicals present in Industrial and Consumer Products, Food and Drinking-water
IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans
IARC Monographs, Volume 101
IARC
ISBN-13    9789283213246 ISBN-10    9283213246
Order Number    17200101 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    55.00 / US$    66.00 Developing countries:    CHF    38.50
English     2013        597   pages
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This volume of the IARC Monographs provides an assessment of the carcinogenicity of 18 chemicals present in industrial and consumer products or food (natural constituents, contaminants, or flavourings) or occurring as water-chlorination by-products. The compounds evaluated include the widely used plasticizer di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and the food contaminant 4-methylimidazole. In view of the limited agent-specific information available from epidemiological studies, the IARC Monographs Working Group relied mainly on carcinogenicity bioassays, and mechanistic and other relevant data to evaluate the carcinogenic hazards to humans exposed to these agents.