Cancer risk associated with household exposure to chloroform.


Chloroform (CHCl3) the trihalomethane most prevalent in drinking water, is a proven animal carcinogen and a suspected human carcinogen. Consequently, standards have been issued by health authorities to limit its concentration in drinking water. These limits are based solely on ingestion, without taking into account inhalation and skin contact. Exposure to… (More)


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@article{Lvesque2002CancerRA, title={Cancer risk associated with household exposure to chloroform.}, author={Benoit L{\'e}vesque and Pierre Ayotte and Robert Tardif and Liliane Ayotte Ferron and Suzanne Gingras and Emmanuelle Schlouch and Guy Gingras and Patrick Levallois and E Eric Dewailly}, journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A}, year={2002}, volume={65 7}, pages={489-502} }