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Document ID (ISN)72524
CIS number 99-595
ISBN(s) 92-832-1252-5
Year 1991
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 52
Author(s)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Chlorinated drinking-water; chlorination by-products; some other halogenated compounds; cobalt and cobalt compounds
Bibliographic information IARC Press, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 1991. 544p. Bibl.ref. Price: CHF 80.00.
Abstract This monograph presents the views and expert opinions of an IARC working group which met in Lyon, France 12-19 June 1990. Overall evaluation: bromodichloromethane and cobalt and cobalt compounds are possibly carcinogenic to humans; other substances studied here are not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans. Topics: carcinogenic effects; carcinogens; chlorodibromomethane; ethyl bromide; cobalt; ethyl chloride; tribromomethane; bromodichloromethane; sodium chlorite; 1,1,2-trichloroethane; chlorination; chlorine and compounds; cobalt and compounds; criteria document; drinking water; halogenated organic compounds; hypochlorites; IARC; literature survey; mutagenic effects; toxic effects; toxicology; WHO.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; cobalt and compounds; WHO; chlorine and compounds; halogenated organic compounds; toxicology; IARC
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; criteria document; literature survey; bromodichloromethane; chlorine; cobalt; ethyl chloride; tribromomethane; ethyl bromide; chlorination; chlorodibromomethane; hypochlorites; sodium chlorite; carcinogenic effects; drinking water; 1,1,2-trichloroethane; toxic effects
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
Halogens and their inorganic compounds
Inorganic substances
IARC Monographs