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Carcinogenic, mutagenic and teratogenic risks associated with vinyl chloride.

Authors
Infante-PF; Wagoner-JK; Waxweiler-RJ
Source
Mutat Res 1976 Jan; 41(1):131-142
NIOSHTIC No.
00115343
Abstract
The carcinogenic, mutagenic, and teratogenic effects of vinyl- chloride (75014) (VC) are reviewed. Cancer risk among workers exposed to VC is discussed, along with cancer risks and birth defects in populations residing near VC polymerization facilities. Data on fetal mortality among offspring of workers exposed to VC also is provided.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Chlorinated-ethylenes; Vinyl-plastics; Plastics-industry; Mutagenesis; Carcinogenesis; Teratogenesis; Risk-factors; Health-surveys
CODEN
MUREAV
CAS No.
75-01-4
Publication Date
19761101
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1977
Issue of Publication
1
ISSN
0027-5107
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
Mutation Research
State
OH
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