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Document ID (ISN)69952
CIS number 97-1639
ISBN(s) 92-832-1269-X
Year 1997
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 69
Author(s)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans
Bibliographic information IARC Press, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69732 Lyon Cedex 08, France, Vol.69, 1997. ix, 666p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: CHF 80.00.
Abstract This monograph presents the views and expert opinions of an IARC working group which met in Lyon, France, 4-11 February 1997. Overall evaluation: dibenzo-para-dioxin, polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxins (other than 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans are not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin is carcinogenic to humans.
Descriptors (primary) chlorinated dibenzodioxins; carcinogens; toxicology; IARC; chlorinated dibenzofurans; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; literature survey; tetrachlorodibenzodioxin; criteria document; carcinogenic effects; food contamination; epidemiologic study
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) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Heterocyclic compounds
IARC Monographs