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ID (ISN) del documento51711
Número CIS 89-919
ISSN - Título de la serie 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Año 1988
Número de serie
Autor(es)
Council on Scientific Affairs of the American Medical Association
Título Cancer risk of pesticides in agricultural workers
Información bibliográfica 19 Aug. 1988, Vol.260, No.7, p.959-966. 42 ref.
Resumen This report discusses some of the inherent limitations of cancer studies in animals and humans and presents a qualitative carcinogen risk assessment of a number of pesticides based on the judgement of national and international authorities who have reviewed the available experimental and epidemiologic evidence. A large number of pesticidal compounds have shown evidence of genotoxicity or carcinogenicity in animal and in vitro screening tests, but no pesticides - except arsenic and vinyl chloride (once used as an aerosol propellant) - have definitely been proved to be carcinogenic in man. A resolution by the Council on Scientific Affairs calls for the American Medical Association, through its scientific journals and publications, to alert physicians to the potential hazards of agricultural pesticides.
Descriptores (primarios) substancias cancerígenas; cloruro de vinilo; arsénico; tumores; agricultura; efectos cancerígenos; pesticidas
Descriptores (secundarios) efectos mutágenos; directiva; herbicidas; revisión bibliográfica; Estados Unidos; informe; AIRC; enfermedad de Hodgkin; mortalidad; insecticidas; substancias tóxicas; encuesta epidemiológica; investigaciones en el animal; pruebas in vitro; clasificación; efectos tóxicos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Agricultural chemicals
Inorganic substances
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Agricultura
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Arsenic and compounds