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Document ID (ISN)59891
CIS number 93-652
ISBN(s) 92-832-1255-X
Year 1992
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 55
Author(s)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Solar and ultraviolet radiation
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1992. 316p. Illus. ca. 900 ref. Price: CHF 65.00.
Abstract This publication contains data reviewed and evaluated by an international group of experts (Lyon, 11-18 Feb. 1992). IARC overall evaluation: solar radiation is carcinogenic in humans (Group 1); ultraviolet A, B and C radiations are probably carcinogenic in humans (Group 2A); use of sunlamps and sunbeds entails exposures that are probably carcinogenic in humans (Group 2A); exposure to fluorescent lighting is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity in humans (Group 3). Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) solar radiation; carcinogens; hazard evaluation; IARC; ultraviolet radiation; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; melanoma; France; skin cancer; glossary; epidemiologic study; carcinogenic effects; conference; exposure evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance; WHO
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Non-ionizing radiation
IARC Monographs