|Document ID (ISN)||55980|
|Convention or series no.
||IARC Monographs 51
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
||IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Coffee, tea, mate, methylxanthines and methylglyoxal
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1991. 513p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: CHF 80.00.
||Monographs evaluate the carcinogenic risks to humans of coffee, tea, mate, caffeine, theophylline, theobromine and methylglyoxal. IARC final classification: coffee is possibly carcinogenic to the human urinary bladder (Group 2B); hot mate drinking is probably carcinogenic to humans (2A); the other compounds are not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity in humans (3). The monographs are the result of the meeting of an IARC Working Group, held in Lyon (France), 27 Feb.-6 Mar. 1990.
||WHO; IARC; methylglyoxal; caffeine; theobromine; carcinogenic effects; coffee; tea; mate; hazard evaluation; theophylline
||toxic effects; literature survey; antifertility effects; criteria document; epidemiologic study; genetic effects; conference; bladder tumour
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures