Carcinogenic potential of formaldehyde in occupational settings: a critical assessment and possible impact on occupational exposure levels.


OBJECTIVES To review epidemiological studies which led to a change in the classification of formaldehyde by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in 2004 as well as studies published thereafter, with the objective to examine whether occupational exposure levels for formaldehyde should be adapted. METHOD Cohort and case-control studies… (More)