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Document ID (ISN)52703
CIS number 89-1998
ISBN(s) 92-832-1245-2
Year 1989
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 45
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Occupational exposures in petroleum refining; crude oil and major petroleum fuels
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1989, Vol.45, 322p. Bibl. Price: CHF 65.00.
Abstract The classes of chemicals evaluated are: crude oil, gasoline, jet fuel, diesel fuels and fuel oils (heating fuels). Occupational exposures in petroleum refining have been classified as probably carcinogenic to humans (2A). The degree of evidence for carcinogenicity of gasoline diesel fuels and fuel oils is inadequate or limited (2B), and that of crude oil, jet fuels and light fuel oils is inadequate (3).
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; IARC; petroleum; petroleum and natural gas industry; hazard evaluation; toxicity evaluation; motor fuel
Descriptors (secondary) diesel oil; literature survey; list of chemical substances; WHO; kerosene; petroleum products
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Petroleum and natural gas industry
IARC Monographs