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  1. Mar 15, 2019 · The IARC Working Group′s classification of glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans” (Group 2A) is based on “limited” evidence of cancer in humans (from real-world exposures that actually occurred) and “sufficient” evidence of cancer in experimental animals (from studies of “pure” glyphosate).

  2. Papillomaviruses are small, non-enveloped, epitheliotropic, double-stranded DNA viruses that infect mucosal and cutaneous epithelia in a wide variety of higher vertebrates in a species-specific manner and induce cellular proliferation. Only bovine papillomaviruses (BPVs) 1 and 2 are known to infect mesenchymal tissues and to show cross-species transmission. More than 100 types of human ...

  3. Asbestos was considered by previous IARC Working Groups in 1972, 1976, and 1987 (IARC, 1973, 1977, 1987a). Since that time, new data have become available, these have been incorporated in the Monograph, and have been taken into consideration in the present evaluation.

  4. IARC has classified PFOA as “possibly carcinogenic to humans” (Group 2B), based on limited evidence in humans that it can cause testicular and kidney cancer, and limited evidence in lab animals. (For more information on the classification system IARC uses, see Known and Probable Human Carcinogens .)

  5. IARC concluded their evaluation by placing naphthalene in Group 2B, possibly carcinogenic to humans. 4 See the text box on Cancer. Cancer: Government agencies in the United States and abroad have developed programs to evaluate the potential for a chemical to cause cancer.

  6. In 2013, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified dioxin-like PCBs as human carcinogens. According to the U.S. EPA, PCBs have been shown to cause cancer in animals and evidence supports a cancer-causing effect in humans.

  7. IARC Carcinogenic Agent: N-Nitrosomorpholine: IARC Carcinogenic Classes: Group 2B: Possibly carcinogenic to humans: IARC Monographs: Volume 17: (1978) Some N-Nitroso Compounds. Volume Sup 7: Overall Evaluations of Carcinogenicity: An Updating of IARC Monographs Volumes 1 to 42, 1987; 440 pages; ISBN 92-832-1411-0 (out of print)

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