• She said the preliminary decision by the commission to classify Perc as a carcinogen was meant to "indicate to the public that the CPSC believes the existing evidence concerning the carcinogenic potential of the substance is strong, and that further detailed investigation and evaluation of products containing the substance is warrented. (washingtonpost.com)
  • That is why recent efforts by the chemical industry and its allies to block Congressionally-mandated, scientific information on carcinogenic hazards by defunding the Report on Carcinogens (ROC) have many researchers and public health officials alarmed. (edf.org)
  • Formaldehyde is classified as a "Group 1 Carcinogen" which is defined as an agent that "is definitely carcinogenic to humans" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and "a complete carcinogen" in the words of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). (treehugger.com)
  • Mixtures containing more than 0.1% of a category 1 or 2 carcinogen or more than 1% of a category 3 carcinogen must also be considered carcinogenic and be appropriately labelled. (wikipedia.org)
  • The carcinogens should be stored in a separate area to flammable solids and corrosive liquids as to avoid any damage to containers and possible leaking of carcinogenic compounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a letter to Ruth Lunn, Director of the Office of the Report on Carcinogens, back in February of this year, the ACC urged delaying the development of any future Reports until the NAS completed its review. (edf.org)
  • The Environmental Protection Agency's own scientific advisory panel has identified perfluorooctanoic acid, a chemical compound used to make Teflon, as a "likely carcinogen" in a report it plans to submit to the agency next month. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Instead, it says that the fact that animal studies have identified four different kinds of tumors in both male and female rats and mice that had been exposed to the compound convinced a majority of its members that it is a likely carcinogen. (washingtonpost.com)
  • AP) - A scientific advisory panel to the Environmental Protection Agency voted unanimously yesterday to recommend that a chemical used when making Teflon and other nonstick and stain-resistant products should be considered a likely carcinogen. (washingtontimes.com)
  • PFOA is a "likely carcinogen," according to the federal Environmental Protection Agency. (fluoridealert.org)
  • A culture of a strain of Salmonella bacteria that lacks an enzyme needed for growth is exposed to possible carcinogens. (encyclopedia.com)
  • EarthShare member the Natural Resources Defense Council tested 1,000 of what item and found that 20 percent of them contained possible carcinogens and neurotoxins? (earthshare.org)
  • EarthShare member National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) conducted a four-year study of the bottled water industry and found that while the water itself was generally safe, nearly 20 percent of the bottles tested were contaminated with possible carcinogens and neurotoxins. (earthshare.org)
  • The district says investigators found high levels of arsenic, lead, chromium, copper, polychlorinated biphenyls and other carcinogens at David Starr Jordan High School in South Los Angeles. (courthousenews.com)
  • Environmental and occupational carcinogens such as arsenic and cadmium are implicated in both epigenetic changes and carcinogenesis, but the mechanisms underlying this connection remain unclear. (qiagen.com)
  • The devastating link between tobacco products and human cancers results from a powerful alliance of two factors - nicotine and carcinogens. (nih.gov)
  • This addiction, however, causes people to use tobacco products continually, and these products contain many carcinogens. (nih.gov)
  • Eric Boyland and collaborator demonstrated about 20 years ago that N'-nitrosonornicotine (NNN), a suspected smoke constituent, was a lung carcinogen in mice and that thiocyanate, a major detoxification product of the smoke component hydrogen cyanide, catalyzes the endogenous formation of nitrosamines. (biomedsearch.com)
  • However, it is actually a minor player compared to non-radioactive carcinogens such as polynuclear aromatic compounds and nitrosamines. (greenanswers.com)
  • For much of Camp Lejeune's history, its drinking water was contaminated by potent carcinogens at levels rarely if ever seen in a large water system, a new federal report shows. (tampabay.com)
  • The common cultivated mushroom Agaricus bisporus or champignon contains hydrazine, a component of modern rocket fuel and a potent rodent carcinogen. (houstonpress.com)
  • Since it is one of the most potent liver carcinogens known, the research to detect and limit its presence in sunflower seeds and their products could help save lives and reduce liver disease in areas where sunflowers and their byproducts are consumed, said study co-author Gale Strasburg, Professor at Michigan State University in the US. (yahoo.com)
  • Aflatoxin B 1 , which is produced by the fungus Aspergillus flavus growing on stored grains , nuts and peanut butter , is an example of a potent, naturally occurring microbial carcinogen. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, Thorotrast , a (incidentally radioactive) suspension previously used as a contrast medium in x-ray diagnostics, is a potent human carcinogen known because of its retention within various organs and persistent emission of alpha particles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carcinogens are present in and around your home and workplace, and are often related to lifestyle. (sheknows.com)
  • Under the old policy, RELs for most carcinogens were non-quantitative values labeled "lowest feasible concentration (LFC). (cdc.gov)
  • Do E-Cigarettes Really Create 10 Times More Carcinogens Than Regular Cigarettes? (popsci.com)
  • Marinating your meat is a great way to flavor your food and it reduces the carcinogens, too. (acefitness.org)
  • The two primary mechanisms by which carcinogens initiate the formation of such tumours is via alterations in DNA that encourage cell division and that prevent cells from being able to self-destruct when stimulated by normal triggers, such as DNA damage or cellular injury (a process known as apoptosis ). (britannica.com)