Cobalt in Hard-metals and Cobalt Sulfate, Gallium Arsenide, Indium Phosphide and Vanadium Pentoxide
IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Human
IARC Monographs, Volume 86
IARC
ISBN-13    9789283212867 ISBN-10    928321286X
Order Number    17200086   
Price    CHF    55.00 / US$    66.00 Developing countries:    CHF    38.50
English     2006        344   pages
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This monograph evaluates the evidence of carcinogenicity of metallic cobalt particles with or without tungsten carbide, to which workers in the hard-metal industry are exposed, and of cobalt sulfate and other soluble cobalt (II) salts. It also evaluates three other particulate compounds: gallium arsenide and indium phosphide, which are used extensively in the microelectronics industry; and vanadium pentoxide, a contaminant at facilities refining and processing vanadium-rich ores and in various workplaces that use oil-fired boilers and furnaces.