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Document ID (ISN)22489
CIS number 75-426
ISSN - Serial title 0301-0023 - Journal of the Society of Occupational Medicine
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Munn A.
Title An approach to chemical carcinogens.
Bibliographic information July 1974, Vol.24, No.3, p.90-95. 20 ref.
Abstract Many common industrial chemicals have been shown to be carcinogenic by animal experiment, but not all present a carcinogenic hazard to workers exposed to them in industrial conditions. It is essential for judgments to be made as to the degree of hazard presented by individual carcinogens, and to assess what protective measures need be applied. Each carcinogen constitutes a different problem and requires an individual judgment. The role of the United Kingdom Employment Medical Advisory Service in making such assessments is discussed.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; hazard evaluation; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; United Kingdom; experimental determination; round-up; determination of exposure limits
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation