Ranking of chemicals for carcinogenic potency--a comparative study of 13 carcinogenic chemicals and an examination of some of the issues involved.

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A number of methods for categorization of carcinogens, including classification and ranking, have been examined and applied to 13 carcinogenic chemicals. Compounds known to be carcinogenic to humans ranked highly in the ranking systems. The TD50 approach was a satisfactory ranking system. The examination of the classification system of the International… (More)

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@article{Woodward1991RankingOC, title={Ranking of chemicals for carcinogenic potency--a comparative study of 13 carcinogenic chemicals and an examination of some of the issues involved.}, author={K. N. Woodward and A. McDonald and S. Joshi}, journal={Carcinogenesis}, year={1991}, volume={12 6}, pages={1061-6} }