Legislation by the European Community on Carcinogens

Torsten Skov*, Benét Hermind, Elsebeth Lynge

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    Abstract

    A brief overview is given of the legislation in the European Community concerning the classification and labelling, marketing and use, occupational exposure, etc. of carcinogenic agents. This includes data on the regulation of 739 agents which have been evaluated for carcinogenicity by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and/or the European Community. These data have been collected in a computerized data base. Although no comprehensive evaluation of the legislation is attempted, it is suggested that a number of carcinogenic agents still need attention, and that the labelling requirements should be supplemented with more restrictive legislation. 1993 Nordic Pharmacological Society

    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    Sider (fra-til)155-160
    Antal sider6
    TidsskriftPharmacology & Toxicology
    Vol/bind72
    DOI
    StatusUdgivet - feb. 1993

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