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Current intelligence bulletin 50 - carcinogenic effects of exposure to diesel exhaust.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 88-116, (CIB 50), 1988 Aug; :1-38
This bulletin presents recent information on the potential carcinogenicity of diesel exhaust. Included are discussions of recent animal studies that confirm the relationship between cancer and exposure to whole diesel exhaust. Also discussed is epidemiologic evidence that associates lung cancer with occupational exposure to diesel engine emissions. On the basis of the results of these studies, NIOSH recommends that whole diesel exhaust be regarded as a potential occupational carcinogen in conformance with the OSHA Cancer Policy (29 CFR 1990).
Diesel-exhausts; Carcinogens; Carcinogenicity; Combustion-products; Combustion-engines; Animal-studies
124-38-9; 630-08-0; 50-00-0; 10102-44-0; 10102-43-9; 7446-09-5
Numbered Publication; Current Intelligence Bulletin
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 88-116; CIB 50
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