Health risks.

  title={Health risks.},
  author={Janice D Longstreth and Frank R de Gruijl and Margaret L. Kripke and S Abseck and F. Arnold and Harry Slaper and Guus J M Velders and Yukio Takizawa and Jan C van der Leun},
  journal={Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology},
  volume={46 1-3},
The health risks associated with ozone depletion will principally be those due to increased ultraviolet B (UV-B) radiation in the environment, i.e., increased damage to the eyes, the immune system, and the skin. Some new risks may also be introduced with the increased use of alternatives to the ozone-depleting substances (ODSs). Quantitative risk estimates are available for some of the UV-B-associated effects, e.g., cataract and skin cancer; however, the data are insufficient to develop similar… CONTINUE READING