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Document ID (ISN)75303
CIS number 00-1082
ISBN(s) 90-5549-292-2
Year 1999
Convention or series no. Gezondheidsraad publication 1999/06OSH
Author(s)
Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Standards (DECOS)
Title Carbadox - Health-based calculated occupational cancer risk values
Bibliographic information Gezondheidsraad, Postbus 16052, 2500 BB Den Haag, Netherlands, 1999. 32p. 14 ref.
Abstract Additional lifetime cancer risk for carbadox (an antibiotic used in pigfeed) amounts to 4 x 10-5 for 40 years of occupational exposure to 0.003mg/m3, and 4 x 10-3 for 40 years of occupational exposure to 0.3mg/m3. Main topics covered: carcinogenicity studies and selection of the study suitable for risk estimation in occupational situations; carcinogenic activity in experimental animals, life-time low-dose exposure; health risk to humans; health risk to workers, calculation of the health-based calculated occupational cancer risk values; existing occupational exposure limits; toxicity profile. Summary in Dutch.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; carcinogens; toxicology; antibiotics; carbadox; Netherlands
Descriptors (secondary) toxicity evaluation; criteria document; carcinogenic effects
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits