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Appendix B: Chemical Carcinogen List

Examples of chemical carcinogens, potential carcinogens and tumor promoters as listed in the Safety with Chemical Carcinogens in Research and Teaching Manual.

N acetoxy 2 acetamidofluorene

3,3' dichlorobenzidine and its salts

5 nitro o anisidine

N acetoxy 2 acetamidostilbene

dieldrin

N (4 nitro)benzoyloxypiperadine

N acetoxy 4 acetamidobiphenyl

dienestrol

4 nitrobiphenyl

N acetoxy N acetamidophenanthrene

diepoxybutane

nitrofen

2 acetylaminofluorene

1,2,4,7 diepoxyhexane

nitrogen mustard

acrylonitrile

1,2,4,5 diepoxypentane

2 nitropropane

actinomycin D

di(2,3 epoxypropyl) ether (DGE)

4 nitroquinoline N oxide

adriamycin

di(2 ethylhexyl)phthalate

N nitrosodimethylamine

aflatoxins

diethylstilbestrol (DES)

N nitrosodi n butylamine

aldrin

diethyl sulfate

N nitrosodiethanolamine

alkanes (certain long chain ones)

dihydroteleocidin B

N nitrosodiethylamine

allyl methylsulfonate

3,3' dimethoxybenzidine

N nitrosodimethylamine

alpha,alpha dichloromethyl methyl ether

4 dimethylaminoazobenzene

p nitrosodiphenylamine

anthralin

dimethylcarbamoyl chloride

N nitrosodi n propylamine

2 aminoanthraquinone

1,1' dimethyl hydrazine

N nitroso n ethylurea

4 aminobiphenyl

dimethyl sulfate

N nitroso n methylurea

1 amino 2 methylanthraquinone

1,4 dioxane

N nitrosomethylvinylamine

amitrole

direct black 38, technical

N nitrosomorpholine

o anisidine

direct blue 6, technical

N nitrosonornicotine

o anisidine hydrochloride

direct brown 95, technical

N nitrosopiperidine

aramite

epichlorohydrin

N nitrosopyrrolidine

arsenic and certain arsenic compounds

1,2 epoxybutyronitrile

N nitrososarcosine

asbestos

estradiol 17B

norethisterone

auramine (technical grade)

estrone

oxymetholone

azathioprine

ethinylestradiol

pentachloronitrobenzene

benz[a]anthracene

ethylene dibromide (EDB)

phenactin

benzene

ethylene dichloride (EDC)

phenazopyridine

benzidine and benzidine based dyes

ethyleneimine

phenazopyridine hydrochloride

benzo[c]chrysene

ethylene oxide

phenolic compounds (certain ones)

benzo[b]fluoranthene

ethylene thiourea

phenoxyacetic acid herbicides

benzo[j]fluoranthene

ethyl methanesulfonate

N phenyl beta naphthylamine

benzo[k]fluoranthene

1 ethyl 1 nitrosourea

phenylhydrazine

benzo[g,h,I]perylene

euphorbia lattices (certain ones)

phenytoin

benzo[O]phenanthrene

fatty acids and fatty acid methyl esters (certain ones)

phorbol 12,13 dibenzoate

benzo[a]pyrene

1 fluoro 2,4 dinitrobenzene

phorbol 12,13 didecanoate

benzotrichloride

formaldehyde

polybrominated biphenyls (PBB)

benzoyl peroxide

2 (2 furyl) 3 (5 nitro 2 furyl) acrylamide

polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)

beryllium and certain beryllium compounds

glycidaldehyde

procarbazine

N,N bis(2 chloroethyl) 2 naphthylamine

gyromitrin

procarbazine hydrochloride

bischloroethyl nitrosourea (BCNU)

hexachlorobenzene

progesterone

bischloromethyl ether (BCME)

hexachlorobutadiene

propane sultone

7 bromomethylbenz[a]anthracene

hexachloroethane

beta propiolactone

3 bromopropionic acid

hexamethyl phosphoramide

propyleneimine

1,3 butadiene

hydrazine

propylthiouracil

1,4 butanediol dimethane sulfonate

hydrazine sulfate

reserpine

N butyl N nitrosourethane

hydrazobenzene

12 O retinoylphorbol 13 acetate

cadmium and certain cadmium compounds

hexachlorobutadiene

saccharin

carbon black

hexachloroethane

safrole

carbon tetrachloride

N hydroxy 2 aminoaphthalene

selenium sulfide

carrageenan (degraded)

beta hydroxy 1 ethylaziridine

sodium lauryl sulfate

chlorambucil

ICR 170

soots, tars, and mineral oils

chloramphenicol

indeno[1,2,3 cd]pyrene

sterigmatocystin

chloroacetone

iodoacetic acid

streptozotocin

1 (2 chloroethyl) 3 cyclohexyl 1 nitrosourea (CCNU)

iron dextran complex

sulfallate

chloroethylene oxide

kepone (chlordecone)

teleocidin

chloroform

lead acetate

2,3,7,8 tetrachlorodibenzo p dioxin (TCDD)

chloromethyl methyl ether (technical grade)

lead phosphate

1,1,2,2 tetrachloroethane

chlorophenols

lindane and other hexachlorocyclohexane isomers

tetrachloroethylene

chloroprene

malonaldehyde

2,3,4,5 tetrachloronitrobenzene

chromium and certain chromium compounds

melphalan

2,3,4,6 tetrachloronitrobenzene

chrysarobin

mestranol

2,3,5,6 tetrachloronitrobenzene

chrysene

7 methylbenz[a]anthracene

12 O tetradecanoylphorbol 13 acetate

cisplatin

methyl bromide

thioactamide

citrus oils

methyl chloride

thiourea

coal gasification

3 methylcholanthrene

thorium dioxide

coal liquefaction

5 methylchrysene

tobacco extracts and condensates

coal tar products

11 methylcyclopenta[a]phenanthren 17 one

o tolidine

coal tar pitch volatiles

4,4' methylenebis(2 chloroaniline) (MOCA)

o toluidine

coke oven emissions

4,4' methylenebis(n,n dimethyl) benzenamine

o toluidine hydrochloride

coke production

4,4' methylene dianiline

p toluidine

conjugated estrogens

methyl hydrazine

toxaphene

p cresidine

methyl iodide

trenimone

croton oil

methyl methanesulfonate

treosulphan

cupferron

N methyl N' nitro N nitrosoguanidine

1,1,3 trichloroethane

cycasin

4 O methyl tetradecanoylphorbol 13 acetate

2,4,6 trichlorophenol

cyclophosphamide

N (4 methoxy)benzoyloxypiperadine

trichlroethylene

dacarbazine

N methyl N' nitro N nitrosoguanidine

triethylenemelamine

DDT

metronidazole

tris(aziridinyl) p benzoquinone

2,4 diaminoanisole and its salts

mezerein

tris(aziridinyl)phosphine sulfide

2,4 diaminotoluene

michler's ketone

tris(2,3 dibromopropyl)phosphate

dibenz[a,h]acridine

mineral oils

tryptophane P1

dibenz[a,j]acridine

mirex

tryptophane P2

dibenz[a,h]anthracene

mitomycin C

Tween 60

7H dibenzo[c,g]carbazole

mustard gas

uracil mustard

dibenzo[a,j]anthracenen

alpha naphthylamine

urethane

dibenzo[a,c]naphthacene

beta naphthylamine

vinyl bromide

dibenzo[a,e]pyrene

nickel carbonyl

vinyl carbamate

dibenzo[a,h]pyrene

nickel and certain nickel compounds

vinyl chloride

dibenzo[a,i]pyrene

nickel sulfide roasting, fume and dust

vinyl cyclohexene dioxide

dibenzo[a,l]pyrene

nitrilotriacetic acid

vinyl fluoride

1,2 dibrom 3 chloropropane (DBCP)

vinylidene chloride

  

vinylidene fluoride monomer