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Document ID (ISN)61212
CIS number 93-1976
ISBN(s) 92-832-1256-8
Year 1993
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 56
Author(s)
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Some naturally occurring substances - food items and constituents, heterocyclic aromatic amines and mycotoxins
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1993. 608p. Index. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 95.00.
Abstract This publication represents the views and expert opinions on an IARC Working Group (Lyon, France, 9-16 June 1992). IARC final classification: Chinese-style salted fish and naturally occurring aflatoxins are carcinogenic in humans (Group 1); IQ (2-amino-3-methylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoline) is probably carcinogenic in humans (Group 2A); pickled vegetables (traditional Asian), caffeic acid, MeIQ (2-amino-3,4-dimethylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoline), MeIQx (2-amino-3,8-dimethylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoxaline), PhIP (2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazol[4,5-b]pyridine), aflatoxin M1, fumonisins B1 and B2, fusarin C and ochratoxin A are possibly carcinogenic in humans (Group 2B); other salted fish, d-Limonene, zearlenone, deoxynivalenol, nivalenol, fusarenone X and T-2 toxin are not classifiable as to their carninogenicity in humans (Group 3).
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; WHO; IARC; hazard evaluation; food; aromatic amines; mycotoxins
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; nitroso amides; MEIQX; d-limonene; deoxynivalenol; nivalenol; zearalenone; fumonisin B1; fumonisin B2; fusarin C; fusarenone-X; rhamnetin; isorhamnetin; caffeic acid; isothiocyanates; T2-trichothecene; aflatoxin B1; aflatoxin B2; aflatoxin M1; aflatoxin G2; PHIP; IQ; MEIQ; fish; microorganisms; vegetables; ochratoxin A; nitroso amines; dimethylnitrosoamine; carcinogenic effects; food contamination; criteria document; Roussin red methyl ester; aflatoxin G1
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Aromatic amines
IARC Monographs
Risk evaluation