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10 facts on environmental and occupational health and cancer

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107 agents, mixtures, and exposure situations are carcinogenic to humans.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified 107 agents, mixtures, and exposure situations as carcinogenic to humans. These include asbestos, benzene, arsenic, cadmium, ethylene oxide, benzo[a]pyrene, silica, ultraviolet radiation including ultraviolet-emitting tanning devices, radon, aluminum and coke production, iron and steel founding, and the rubber manufacturing industry.

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