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Document ID (ISN)77779
CIS number 01-1778
ISBN(s) 92-832-1279-7
Year 2001
Convention or series no. IARC Monographs 79
World Health Organization (WHO)
Title IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans - Volume 79: Some thyrotropic agents
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, 2001. iv, 763p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract This document presents the views and expert opinions of an IARC working group which met in Lyon, France, 10-17 October 2000. It contains 19 monographs on thyrotropic agents (methimazole, methylthiouracil, propylthiouracil, thiouracil, doxylamine succinate, phenobarbital and its sodium salt, griseofulvin, spironolactone, sulfomethazine and its sodium salt, sulfamethoxazole, amitrole, chlordane and heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, toxaphene, kojic acid, 2,4-diaminoanisole and its salts, N,N'-diethylthiourea, ethylenethiourea and thiourea). Contents of each monograph: exposure data; studies of cancers in humans; studies of cancers in experimental animals; other data relevant to an evaluation of carcinogenicity; summary of data reported and evaluation.
Descriptors (primary) thyroid gland; WHO; carcinogenic effects; hazard evaluation; IARC
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; criteria document; griseofulvin; hexachlorobenzene; 2,4-diaminoanisole dihydrochloride; 2,4-diaminoanisole sulfate; doxylamine succinate; kojic acid; methimazole; sulfamethazine; sodium sulfamethazine; toxaphene; chlordane; heptachlor; aminotriazole; ethylenethiourea; thiourea; N,N'-diethylthiourea; thiouracil; methylthiouracil; propylthiouracil; spironolactone; phenobarbital; epidemiologic study; animal experiments; phenobarbital sodium; genetic effects; methoxyphenylenediamine
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
IARC Monographs
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures