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Document ID (ISN)61630
CIS number 94-328
ISBN(s) 92-832-1257-6
Year 1993
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 57
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of the carcinogenic risks to humans - Occupational exposures of hairdressers and barbers and personal use of hair colourants; some hair dyes, cosmetic colourants, industrial dyestuffs and aromatic amines
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1993. 427p. Index. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 75.00.
Abstract This monograph represents the views and expert opinions of an IARC Working Group which met in Lyon, France 6-13 October 1992. IARC final classifications: the manufacture of magenta entails exposures that are carcinogenic (Group 1); occupation as a hairdresser or barber entails exposures that are probably carcinogenic (Group 2A); 4,4'-methylenebis(2-chloroaniline) (MOCA) is probably carcinogenic in humans (Group 2A); para-chloroaniline, CI Acid Red 114, CI Direct Blue 15, 2,6-dimethylaniline (2,6 xylidine), HC Blue No.1, CI Basic Red 9 and magenta containing CI basic red 9 are possibly carcinogenic in humans (Group 2B); 2-amino-4-nitrophenol, 2-amino-5-nitrophenol, CI Acid Orange 3, CI Pigment Red 3, D&C Red No.9, 1,4-diamino-2-nitrobenzene (2-nitro-para-phenylenediamine), N-N-dimethylaniline, HC Blue No.2, HC Red No.3, HC Yellow No.4 and personal use of hair colorants are not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity in humans (Group 3).
Descriptors (primary) mutagens; carcinogens; WHO; IARC; cosmetics industry; dyes; hazard evaluation; hairdressing; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; C.I. Pigment Red 3; D and C Red No.9; C.I. Direct Blue 15; C.I. Acid Red 114; C.I. Basic Red 9; 2-nitro-p-phenylenediamine; HC Blue No.1; HC Blue No.2; 2-amino-4-nitrophenol; p-chloroaniline; methylenebis(2-chloroaniline); HC Yellow No.4; N,N-dimethylaniline; aromatic amines; 2,6-xylidine; HC Red No.3; Magenta; Magenta II; Magenta III; cancer; list of chemical substances; limitation of exposure; epidemiologic study; animal experiments; genetic effects; carcinogenic effects; C.I. Acid Orange 3; criteria document; literature survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Hairdressing & beauty parlours
IARC Monographs
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures