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ID (ISN) del documento61215
Número CIS 93-1942
ISSN - Título de la serie 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Bond G.G., Rossbacher R.
Título A review of potential human carcinogenicity of the chlorophenoxy herbicides MCPA, MCPP and 2,4-DP
Información bibliográfica Apr. 1993, Vol.50, No.4, p.340-348. 53 ref.
Resumen For the purpose of assessing the human carcinogenic potential of the chlorophenoxy herbicides MCPA, MCPP, and 2,4-DP, the relevant epidemiological and toxicological evidence is reviewed. These compounds have not produced tumours in animal studies conducted under current test guidelines, giving no reason to predict that they would be carcinogenic in humans. Epidemiological studies have been conducted on three continents; greater emphasis is placed on the studies reported from western Europe, however, as this has been the area of more use. Although several of these studies provide suggestive evidence of associations between exposure to chlorophenoxy compounds and increased risks for some uncommon cancers, it is inconsistent and far from conclusive. None of the evidence specifically implicates MCPA, MCPP, or 2,4-DP as human carcinogens.
Descriptores (primarios) herbicidas; ácido cloro-4 metil-2 fenoxiacético; efectos cancerígenos; agricultura y silvicultura; dicloropropiónico
Descriptores (secundarios) mecoprop; toxicología; investigaciones sobre el hombre; encuesta epidemiológica; investigaciones en el animal; valoración del riesgo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaAlemania; Estados Unidos
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Agricultural chemicals