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any substance that produces cancer

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The IARC staff makes the final selection of agents for review by taking into account the prevalence and intensity of exposure (of both occupational groups and the general population) and availability of sufficient literature for an evaluation of carcinogenicity, as well as advice from the Advisory Groups.
According to IARC, Group 2A means that the agency is probably carcinogenic to human based on sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals.
Tests on cells cultured in the laboratory for detecting a chemical's potential to damage DNA and/or cause mutations are currently used in routine carcinogenicity tests.
Ghaemi said he gave no consideration to carcinogenicity of antidepressants, even when prescribing to patients with a history of cancer.
Carcinogenicity of some aromatic amines, organic dyes, and related exposures.
Carcinogenicity and cardiomyopathy could prove to be serious long-term effects of statin therapy.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded that available science does not support the continued identification of peroxides as a new chemical category presenting concerns for possible carcinogenicity.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France, part of the World Health Organization, recently decided to reclassify DEHP plasticizer (also known as DOP) as a Group 3 agent--"not classifiable as to carcinogenicity in humans.
The new risk assessment, Formaldehyde: Hazard Characterization and Dose-Response Assessment for Carcinogenicity by the Route of Inhalation, incorporates years of accumulated research on toxicological, mechanistic, and dosimetric data and evaluates cancer risks under scenarios of both occupational and environmental (residential) exposure.
The book includes an introduction to the regulations governing the labeling and use of chemicals, together with definitions of toxicity, carcinogenicity, mutagenicity and effects on reproduction.
Ritalin has been sold for 40 years, but it came on the market before drug makers were required to test for carcinogenicity.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) memorandum charges that an EPA investigation into allegations that Monsanto falsified scientific studies on the carcinogenicity of dioxin was itself fraudulent.
One of his most valuable chapters deals with how substances are tested for carcinogenicity.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has concluded that there is sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity of crystalline silica to experimental animals and limited evidence for the carcinogenicity of crystalline silica to humans.
The trace amounts of environmental toxins in fat-containing foods do not pose a great hazard or risk for carcinogenicity," says Moore.