Guidance for the classification of carcinogens under the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

@article{Mcgregor2010GuidanceFT,
  title={Guidance for the classification of carcinogens under the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).},
  author={Douglas Mcgregor and Alan R Boobis and Marco Binaglia and Phil Botham and Laurence Hoffstadt and Sue Ann Hubbard and Thomas M. Petry and Anthony L. Riley and Dirk Schwartz and Christa Hennes},
  journal={Critical reviews in toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={245-85}
}
The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) has developed criteria for a globally harmonised system of classification and labelling of chemicals (GHS). With regard to carcinogenicity, GHS distinguishes between Category 1 ('known or presumed human carcinogens') and Category 2 ('suspected human carcinogens'). Category 1 carcinogens are divided into Category 1A ('known to have carcinogenic potential for humans'), based largely on human evidence, and 1B ('presumed to have… CONTINUE READING

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