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Document ID (ISN)53130
CIS number 90-252
ISBN(s) 92-832-1246-0
Year 1989
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 46
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Title IARC Monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Diesel and gasoline engine exhausts and some nitroarenes
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1989. 458p. Bibl. Price: CHF 65.00.
Abstract IARC final classification: Diesel engine exhaust is probably carcinogenic in humans (2A); gasoline engine exhaust is possibly carcinogenic in humans (2B). In the 15 aromatic nitro compounds present in exhaust fumes and evaluated separately, 6 are possibly carcinogenic in humans (2B) and the others are not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity (3).
Descriptors (primary) 1,3-dinitropyrene; 1-nitronaphthalene; carcinogens; diesel engines; WHO; IARC; 3,9-dinitrofluoranthene; 3,7-dinitrofluoranthene; 2-nitrofluorene; 1-nitropyrene; 6-nitrobenzo(a)pyrene; 1,8-dinitropyrene; 1,6-dinitropyrene; 4-nitropyrene; 2-nitropyrene; 6-nitrochrysene; 3-nitroperylene; 2-nitronaphthalene; 7-nitrobenz(a)anthracene; toxicology; motor fuel; exhaust gases; exposure evaluation; aromatic nitro compounds; mutagens
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; epidemiologic study; list of chemical substances
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Aliphatic nitro compounds
IARC Monographs