Mortality and incidence of cancer at four factories making phenoxy herbicides.

@article{Coggon1991MortalityAI,
  title={Mortality and incidence of cancer at four factories making phenoxy herbicides.},
  author={David Coggon and Brian Pannett and Paul E. D. Winter},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={173-8}
}
To assess the possible carcinogenicity of phenoxy herbicides and related chlorophenols and dioxins, the International Agency for Research on Cancer is coordinating an international collaborative study of workers exposed to these compounds in their production or use. Four British cohorts of chemical manufacturers which have been recruited to the survey are described. They comprise a total of 2239 men employed during 1963-85. These subjects were traced to 31 December 1987 through the National… CONTINUE READING