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any substance that produces cancer

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microwave popcorn According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, the lining in microwaveable bags of popcorn contain the carcinogenic acid, perfluorooctanoic.
The World Health Organization report said that based on limited evidence, "the consumption of red meat causes cancer in humans and strong mechanistic evidence supporting a carcinogenic effect.
Since publishing the No Safe Limit report in 2013, which examined this evidence, Animal Aid has called for processed red meat products to carry health warnings and for children and hospital patients to be protected from their carcinogenic properties.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the WHO, said: "Processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans, based on sufficient evidence in humans that the consumption of processed meat causes colorectal cancer.
It is also suspected that carcinogenic chemicals may form while the meat is being processed, including N-nitroso compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
The over Dh1 billion hospital specialised in treating carcinogenic, cardiac, as well as blood vessels and nerve diseases, is the biggest and best in the country and the whole region.
The SSMO cautioned in a statement obtained by Sudan Tribune schools' principals and parents against the dangers of carcinogenic candies sold in the commercial markets particularly in groceries close to primary schools in South Darfur capital of Nyala.
Carcinogenic chemicals can also form in the smoke produced by dropped meat fat and juices, so trim excess skin and fat.
The Saudi Customs prevented the garments after they were proved through laboratory testing that they had the carcinogenic substance Formaldehyde in quantities more than the allowable limit in the specification.
The study revealed that DNA may in some lymphatic cells could be damaged as a result of radiotherapy overdoses because some cells may resist by excreting a large volume of carcinogenic compounds.
The 107 substances or agents in Class 1 are "known to be carcinogenic to humans," such as ultraviolet radiation, tobacco and plutonium.
The agency had to give cellphones one of the five labels - carcinogenic, probably carcinogenic, possibly carcinogenic, not classifiable or not carcinogenic.
The January news article "Scented Products Emit a Bouquet of VOCs" [Environ Health Perspect 119:A16 (2011)] incorrectly stated that 24 carcinogenic hazardous air pollutants were detected by Steinemann et al.
The PAH produce chemicals called diol epoxides, which react with the genetic material to cause mutations and initiate the carcinogenic process.
The authors also recognized that carcinogenic agents can act through multiple pathways and mechanisms of toxicity, including epigenetic mechanisms, oxidative stress, and immuno-and hormonal modulation.