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Toxicant and Disease Database

The CHE Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by utilizing the search options below. See a full description of the database and its limitations.

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Skin cancer (non-melanoma)

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

arsenic

benzo(a)pyrene

coal tars

ionizing radiation

mineral oils

shale oils

UV radiation

Good Evidence

aromatic amines

arsenical pesticides

benz(a)anthracene

creosotes

dibenz(a,h)anthracene

dimethyl benzanthracene

ethylene oxide

methylcholanthrene

oryzalin

PAHs

pesticides

Limited Evidence

acrylamide

vinyl chloride

Notes

+ - Group 1 human carcinogen, # - Group 2A human carcinogen (IARC), Skin cancer caused by chemical exposure can take 20-50 years to manifest. The link to oryzalin is based on skin fibroma and fibrosarcoma in male rats and combined malignant and benign skin tumors in female rats.