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Document ID (ISN)55980
CIS number 91-938
ISBN(s) 92-832-1251-7
Year 1991
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 51
Author(s)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Coffee, tea, mate, methylxanthines and methylglyoxal
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1991. 513p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: CHF 80.00.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) WHO; IARC; methylglyoxal; caffeine; theobromine; carcinogenic effects; coffee; tea; mate; hazard evaluation; theophylline
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; antifertility effects; criteria document; epidemiologic study; genetic effects; conference; bladder tumour
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Heterocyclic compounds
Aldehydes
IARC Monographs