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Summary Report on the Evaluation of Short-term Tests for Carcinogens (Collaborative Study on In Vivo Tests) - Environmental Health Criteria 109
The first part of this project, dealing with in vitro studies, was published in 1985 (Ashby et al., 1985) and was summarized in Environmental Health Criteria 47 (WHO, 1985). The second part, which is the subject of this ...
Acrylonitrile - Environmental Health Criteria 28
Acrylonitrile is a colourless, volatile, chemically reactive liquid; it does not occur as a natural product. The monomer is used world-wide, on a large scale, in the manufacture of polymers, fibres, and rubbers and as a ...
Guide to Short-Term Tests for Detecting Mutagenic and Carcinogenic Chemicals - Environmental Health Criteria 51
This document represents the views of ICPFMC and is published by IPCS in an attempt to stimulate scientific discussion, as well as to provide guidance on the use of genotoxicity tests in chemical safety programmes. Although ...
Guidelines for the Study of Genetic Effects in Human Populations - Environmental Health Criteria 46
The extent to which human somatic and germinal mutation frequencies may be increased by exposure to ionizing radiation and to the variety of chemicals that characterize modern societies has been a matter of concern in ...
Evaluation of Short-Term Tests for Carcinogens: Report of the International Programme on Chemical Safety's Collaborative Study on in Vitro Assays - Progress in Mutation Research Volume 5
The collaborative study on in vitro assays forms part of a large collaborative study on short-term tests for genotoxicity and carcinogenicity which is one of the most extensive international cooperative attempts to clarify ...
Disinfectants and Disinfectant By-Products - Environmental Health Criteria 216
Chlorine (Cl,) has been widely used throughout the world as a chemical disinfectant, serving as the principal barrier to microbial contaminants in drinking-water. The noteworthy biocidal attributes of chlorine have been ...