Results of long-term experimental studies on the carcinogenicity of ethylene-bis-dithiocarbamate (Mancozeb) in rats.

@article{Belpoggi2002ResultsOL,
  title={Results of long-term experimental studies on the carcinogenicity of ethylene-bis-dithiocarbamate (Mancozeb) in rats.},
  author={Fiorella Belpoggi and Morando Soffritti and Marina Guarino and Luca Lambertini and Daniela Cevolani and Cesare Maltoni},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={982},
  pages={123-36}
}
Mancozeb, an ethylene-bis-dithiocarbamate (EBDC), has been one of the most commonly used fungicides in commercial use for several decades. Nevertheless, up to now, no adequate published experimental studies on the carcinogenicity of Mancozeb have been published. Because of the importance of the compound and of the number of people potentially exposed (workers engaged in the production and use of the fungicide, people living in agricultural areas where the compound is sprayed, and people… CONTINUE READING