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Health Effects Assessment for Coal Tars.

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This report summarizes and evaluates information relevant to a preliminary interim assessment of adverse health effects associated with coal tars. There are extensive data which indicated that coal tars and coal tar components are carcinogenic in experimental animals. Human data indicate that industrial exposure mixtures containing coal tar volatiles are associated with excess cancer risks.

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Date:
Reference #:
1984
S.84.7
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Multiple offices
Office Suboffice:
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response - Office of Research and Developmen
Office Division:
Office of Emergency and Remedial Response - Office of Health and Environmental Assessment
EPA Author:
Document Type:
Risk Assessment
Contractors:
Syracuse Research Corporation
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
25

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