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Document ID (ISN)49706
CIS number 88-936
Year 1987
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 42
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of the carcinogenic risk of chemicals to humans - Silica and some silicates
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1987. 289p.
Abstract This monograph covers: occurrence and production; biological and chemical properties; biological data relevant to carcinogenic risk; data summaries for the substances. Substances included: silica, wollastonite, attapulgite, sepiolite, talc, and erionite.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; IARC; toxicity evaluation; silica; hazard evaluation; mineral silicates
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; literature survey; attapulgite; wollastonite; report; carcinogenic effects; erionite (unsp); sepiolite; talc; animal experiments; WHO
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
IARC Monographs
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures