Evaluation of the carcinogenicity of gallium arsenide

@article{Bomhard2013EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the carcinogenicity of gallium arsenide},
  author={Ernst M. Bomhard and H. P. Gelbke and Hermann Dr Schenk and Gary M Williams and Samuel M Cohen},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Toxicology},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={436 - 466}
}
Abstract Gallium arsenide (GaAs) is an important semiconductor material. In 2-year inhalation studies, GaAs increased the incidence of lung tumors in female rats, but not in male rats or male and female mice. Alveolar proteinosis followed by chronic active inflammation was the predominant non-neoplastic pulmonary findings. IARC classified GaAs as carcinogenic to humans (group 1) based on the assumption that As and Ga ions are bioavailable. The European Chemical Agency Risk Assessment Committee… Expand
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