Toxicant and Disease Database
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Causes Grouped by strength of evidence
PBDEs (polybrominated diphenyl ethers), not otherwise specified
# - Group 2A human carcinogen, ^ - Group 2B human carcinogen (IARC) Pesticide exposure in agricultural areas and in farmers with diverse exposures to mixtures of pesticides has been associated with thyroid cancer. In these studies, it was not possible to correlate an individual pesticide exposure with disease. The link with oryzalin was shown in animal studies.