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Document ID (ISN)40443
CIS number 83-1662
ISBN(s) 0-12-078960-4
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barlow S.M., Sullivan F.M.
Title Reproductive hazards of industrial chemicals
Bibliographic information Academic Press (London) Ltd., 24-28 Oval Road, London NW1 7DX, United Kingdom, 1982. 610p. Bibl. Price: ú40.50.
Abstract The world-wide medical and scientific literature on reproductive pharmacology, endocrinology, and toxicology in animals and humans of about 50 of the most commonly used industrial chemicals is reviewed. Chapters cover: reproductive hazards; reproductive toxicity testing in animals; reproductive effects in humans; mutagenicity testing; reproductive hazards associated with different occupational groups (abortions, malformations and perinatal deaths, cancer and gene mutations in offspring); effects in male and female workers; review of compounds (literature search, criteria for acceptable methodology in animal studies, mutagenicity, carcinogenicity).
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; carcinogens; chemical products; harmful substances; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; dibromoethane; tellurium; manganese; dioxane; nitrogen dioxide; dichloromethane; chloroform; carbon tetrachloride; 1,1-dichloroethane; 1,2-dichloroethane; 1,1,1-trichloroethane; vinyl chloride; butanone; carbon monoxide; trichloroethylene; tetrachloroethylene; platinum; thallium; fluorinated hydrocarbons; chlorobutadiene; o-dichlorobenzene; 2-hexanone; polychlorinated biphenyls; arsenic; kepone; benzene; toluene; beryllium; boric acid; styrene; o-toluidine; ozone; organomercury compounds; 2,4-tolylene diisocyanate; organolead compounds; acrylonitrile; aniline; formamides; ethylene oxide; epichlorohydrin; benzo(a)pyrene; polybrominated biphenyls; Nemagon; xylene; manuals; gonadotropic effects; women; expectant mothers; selenium; cadmium; vinylidene chloride; formaldehyde
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects