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any substance that produces cancer

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Ranges of risk-based consumption limits for 11 sites, calculated in meals per month and based on multiple contaminant exposure with cancerogenic health endpoints, including total PCBs (n = 209), toxaphene and dieldrin.
Both UVA and UVB of natural or artificial origin are cancerogenic. While the UV rays induce the desired tanning and vitamin D production, they also have a mutagenic effect and depress the immune system.
The PPAR[alpha] agonists peroxisome proliferators exhibit liver cancerogenic activity when chronically administered in mice.
Genotoxicity assays enable the assessment of mutagenic and cancerogenic potential of different extracts of medicinal plants and their protective effects, as well as mechanisms of their biological activities.
One of the cancerogenic mechanisms is based on the release of bladder toxic carbocations from xenobiotic conjugates, by hydrolysis, during its elimination with urine.
Both had been classified as "possibly cancerogenic to humans" since 1991, when the last evaluation was done.
MDA not only is a marker for oxidative decomposition of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) but also might have important atherogenic, mutagenic, and cancerogenic actions, as it is capable of forming different, biologically relevant DNA and protein adducts [24, 25].
Classification of risk levels Risk Noncancerogenic Cancerogenic CR Risk level HQ (HI) <1.0 < [10.sup.-6] Minimum--desired (target) risk value during the conduct of health and environmental protection measures.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have recently begun to attract attentions due to their cancerogenic and mutagenic effects on genes and human health.
Background: Because of the hepatotoxic, mutagenic, and cancerogenic effects of pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) recommends not to exceed a daily PA intake of 0.007 [micro]g/kg body weight (0.42 [micro]g/60 kg adult).
Scientific evidence in recent years show that 15 cancerogenic HPV types which cause to persistent HPV infections are the main cause in development of cervical cancer.