List Of Other Things As Cancer-y As Phones, According To WHO

The World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer now considers mobile phones usage to be a possible, or "Class 2B", carcinogen. Here's everything else they consider to be a 2B carcinogen, otherwise presented without comment:

A-alpha-C (2-Amino-9H-pyrido[2,3-b] indole) Acetaldehyde Acetamide Acrylonitrile AF-2 [2-(2-Furyl)-3-(5-nitro-2-furyl)acrylamide] Aflatoxin M1 para-Aminoazobenzen ortho-Aminoazotoluene 1-Amino-2,4-dibromoanthraquinone 2-Amino-5-(5-nitro-2-furyl)-1,3,4-thiadiazole Amsacrine ortho-Anisidine Anthraquinone Antimony trioxide Aramite® Auramine Azaserine Aziridine (NB: Overall evaluation upgraded to Group 2B with supporting evidence from other relevant data) Benz[j] aceanthrylene (NB: Overall evaluation upgraded to Group 2B with supporting mechanistic and other relevant data) Benz[a] anthracene Benzo[b] fluoranthene Benzo[j] fluoranthene Benzo[k] fluoranthene Benzofuran Benzo[c] phenanthrene (NB: Overall evaluation upgraded to Group 2B with supporting evidence from other relevant data) Benzophenone Benzyl violet 4B 2,2-Bis(bromomethyl)propane-1,3-diol Bitumens, extracts of steam-refined and air-refined Bleomycins (NB: Overall evaluation upgraded to Group 2B with supporting evidence from other relevant data) Bracken fern Bromochloroacetic acid Bromodichloromethane Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) beta-Butyrolactone Caffeic acid Carbon black Carbon tetrachloride Carpentry and joinery Carrageenan, degraded (Poligeenan) Catechol Chlordane Chlordecone (Kepone) Chlorendic acid Chlorinated paraffins of average carbon chain length C12 and average degree of chlorination approximately 60% para-Chloroaniline 3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone Chloroform 1-Chloro-2-methylpropene Chlorophenoxy herbicides 4-Chloro-ortho-phenylenediamine Chloroprene Chlorothalonil Chrysene CI Acid Red 114 CI Basic Red 9 CI Direct Blue 15 Citrus Red No. 2 Cobalt and cobalt compounds (NB: Evaluated as a group) Cobalt metal without tungsten carbide Cobalt sulfate and other soluble cobalt(II) salts Coconut oil diethanolamine condensate Coffee (urinary bladder) (NB: There is some evidence of an inverse relationship between coffee drinking and cancer of the large bowel; coffee drinking could not be classified as to its carcinogenicity to other organs) para-Cresidine Cumene Cycasin Dacarbazine Dantron (Chrysazin; 1,8-Dihydroxyanthraquinone) Daunomycin DDT (4,4'-Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) N,N'-Diacetylbenzidine 2,4-Diaminoanisole 4,4'-Diaminodiphenyl ether 2,4-Diaminotoluene Dibenz[a,h] acridine Dibenz[a,j] acridine 7H-Dibenzo[c,g] carbazole Dibenzo[a,h] pyrene Dibenzo[a,i] pyrene Dibromoacetic acid Dibromoacetonitrile 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane 2,3-Dibromopropan-1-ol Dichloroacetic acid para-Dichlorobenzene 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine 3,3'-Dichloro-4,4'-diaminodiphenyl ether 1,2-Dichloroethane Dichloromethane (Methylene chloride) 1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol 1,3-Dichloropropene (technical-grade) Dichlorvos Diesel fuel, marine (NB: Overall evaluation upgraded to Group 2B with supporting evidence from other relevant data) Diethanolamine Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate 1,2-Diethylhydrazine Diglycidyl resorcinol ether Dihydrosafrole Diisopropyl sulfate 3,3'-Dimethoxybenzidine (ortho-Dianisidine) para-Dimethylaminoazobenzene trans-2-[(Dimethylamino)methylimino] -5-[2-(5-nitro-2-furyl)-vinyl] -1,3,4-oxadiazole 2,6-Dimethylaniline (2,6-Xylidine) Dimethylarsenic acid 3,3'-Dimethylbenzidine (ortho-Tolidine) 1,1-Dimethylhydrazine 3,7-Dinitrofluoranthene 3,9-Dinitrofluoranthene 1,6-Dinitropyrene 1,8-Dinitropyrene 2,4-Dinitrotoluene 2,6-Dinitrotoluene 1,4-Dioxane Disperse Blue 1 Dry cleaning (occupational exposures in) Engine exhaust, gasoline 1,2-Epoxybutane (NB: Overall evaluation upgraded to Group 2B with supporting evidence from other relevant data) Ethyl acrylate Ethylbenzene Ethyl methanesulfonate Firefighter (occupational exposure as a) 2-(2-Formylhydrazino)-4-(5-nitro-2-furyl)thiazole Fuel oils, residual (heavy) Fumonisin B1 Furan Fusarium moniliforme, toxins derived from (fumonisin B1, fumonisin B2, and fusarin C) Gasoline (NB: Overall evaluation upgraded to Group 2B with supporting evidence from other relevant data) Glu-P-1 (2-Amino-6-methyldipyrido[1,2-a:3',2'- d] imidazole) Glu-P-2 (2-Aminodipyrido[1,2-a:3',2'-d] imidazole) Glycidaldehyde Griseofulvin HC Blue No. 1 Heptachlor Hexachlorobenzene Hexachlorocyclohexanes Hexachloroethane 2,4-Hexadienal Hexamethylphosphoramide Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (infection with) Human papillomavirus types 5 and 8 (in patients with epidermodysplasia verruciformis) Human papillomavirus types 26, 53, 66, 67, 70, 73, 82 Human papillomavirus types 30, 34, 69, 85, 97 (NB: Classified by phylogenetic analogy to the HPV genus alpha types classified in Group 1) Hydrazine 1-Hydroxyanthraquinone Indeno[1,2,3-cd] pyrene Iron-dextran complex Isoprene Lasiocarpine Lead Magenta Magnetic fields, extremely low-frequency MeA-alpha-C (2-Amino-3-methyl-9H-pyrido[2,3-b] indole) Medroxyprogesterone acetate MeIQ (2-Amino-3,4-dimethylimidazo[4,5-f] quinoline) MeIQx (2-Amino-3,8-dimethylimidazo[4,5-f] quinoxaline) Merphalan Methylarsonic acid 2-Methylaziridine (Propyleneimine) Methylazoxymethanol acetate 5-Methylchrysene 4,4'-Methylene bis(2-methylaniline) 4,4'-Methylenedianiline Methyleugenol 2-Methylimidazole 4-Methylimidazole Methyl isobutyl ketone Methylmercury compounds (NB: Evaluated as a group) 2-Methyl-1-nitroanthraquinone (uncertain purity) N-Methyl-N-nitrosourethane Methylthiouracil Metronidazole Michler's base [4,4′-methylenebis(N,N-dimethyl)-benzenamine] Michler's ketone [4,4′-Bis(dimethylamino)benzophenone] Microcystin-LR Mirex Mitomycin C Mitoxantrone 3-Monochloro-1,2-propanediol Monocrotaline 5-(Morpholinomethyl)-3-[(5-nitrofurfurylidene)amino] -2- oxazolidinone Nafenopin Naphthalene Nickel, metallic and alloys Niridazole Nitrilotriacetic acid and its salts (NB: Evaluated as a group) 5-Nitroacenaphthene 2-Nitroanisole Nitrobenzene 6-Nitrochrysene Nitrofen (technical-grade) 2-Nitrofluorene 1-[(5-Nitrofurfurylidene)amino] -2-imidazolidinone N-[4-(5-Nitro-2-furyl)-2-thiazolyl] acetamide Nitrogen mustard N-oxide Nitromethane 2-Nitropropane 1-Nitropyrene 4-Nitropyrene N-Nitrosodi-n-butylamine N-Nitrosodiethanolamine N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine 3-(N-Nitrosomethylamino)propionitrile N-Nitrosomethylethylamine N-Nitrosomethylvinylamine N-Nitrosomorpholine N-Nitrosopiperidine N-Nitrosopyrrolidine N-Nitrososarcosine Ochratoxin A Oil Orange SS Oxazepam Palygorskite (Attapulgite) (long fibres, > 5 micrometres) Panfuran S (containing dihydroxymethylfuratrizine) Pickled vegetables (traditional in Asia) Phenazopyridine hydrochloride Phenobarbital Phenolphthalein Phenoxybenzamine hydrochloride Phenyl glycidyl ether Phenytoin PhIP (2-Amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b] pyridine) Polybrominated biphenyls Polychlorophenols and their sodium salts (mixed exposures) Ponceau 3R Ponceau MX Potassium bromate Printing processes (occupational exposures in) Progestins Progestogen-only contraceptives 1,3-Propane sultone beta-Propiolactone Propylene oxide Propylthiouracil Refractory ceramic fibres Riddelliine Safrole Schistosoma japonicum (infection with) Sodium ortho-phenylphenate Special-purpose fibres such as E-glass and '475' glass fibres Sterigmatocystin Streptozotocin Strontium-90 (see Fission products) Sulfallate Surgical implants and other foreign bodies: - Polymeric implants prepared as thin smooth film (with the exception of poly(glycolic acid)) - Metallic implants prepared as thin smooth films - Implanted foreign bodies of metallic cobalt, metallic nickel and an alloy powder containing 66-67% nickel, 13-16% chromium and 7% iron Talc-based body powder (perineal use of) Tetrafluoroethylene Tetranitromethane Textile manufacturing industry (work in) Thioacetamide 4,4'-Thiodianiline Thiouracil Titanium dioxide Toluene diisocyanates Toxaphene (Polychlorinated camphenes) Trichlormethine (Trimustine hydrochloride) Trp-P-1 (3-Amino-1,4-dimethyl-5H-pyrido[4,3-b] indole) Trp-P-2 (3-Amino-1-methyl-5H-pyrido[4,3-b] indole) Trypan blue Uracil mustard Vanadium pentoxide Vinyl acetate 4-Vinylcyclohexene 4-Vinylcyclohexene diepoxide Welding fumes (NB: Volume 100D concluded that there is sufficient evidence for ocular melanoma in welders) Zalcitabine Zidovudine (AZT)


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