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Document ID (ISN)63765
CIS number 95-252
ISBN(s) 92-832-1260-6
Year 1994
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 60
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Some industrial chemicals
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1994. 560p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: CHF 90.00.
Abstract This monograph represents the views and expert opinions of an IARC Working Group which met in Lyon, France, 15-22 February 1994. IARC final classifications: ethylene oxide is carcinogenic in humans (Group 1); styrene-7,8-oxide and acrylamide are probably carcinogenic in humans (Group 2A); propylene oxide, isoprene, styrene, 4-vinylcyclohexene and 4-vinylcyclohexene diepoxide are possibly carcinogenic in humans (Group 2B); ethylene, propylene, vinyl toluene, N-methylolacrylamide, methyl methacrylate and 2-ethylhexyl acrylate are not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity in humans (Group 3).
Descriptors (primary) mutagens; hazard evaluation; WHO; IARC; ethylene; propylene; isoprene; 4-vinylcyclohexene; styrene; methylstyrenes; ethenylmethylbenzene; vinyltoluene; toxicology; ethylene oxide; propylene oxide; styrene oxide; 1-epoxyethyl-3,4-epoxycyclohexane; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; acrylamide; 2-vinyltoluene; 3-methylstyrene; 2-ethylhexyl acrylate; N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide; methyl methacrylate; cancer; list of chemical substances; epidemiologic study; animal experiments; genetic effects; carcinogenic effects; 4-methylstyrene; criteria document; literature survey
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) Risk evaluation
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
IARC Monographs
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Ethylene oxide
Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons