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relative potency of carcinogenic tars and oils

C. C. Twort

relative potency of carcinogenic tars and oils

by C. C. Twort

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carcinogenicity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. C. Twort and J. M. Twort.
    ContributionsTwort, J. M.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 373-379 ;
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19274105M

    @article{osti_, title = {Development of relative potency estimates for PAHs and hydrocarbon combustion product fractions compared to benzo(a)pyrene and their use in carcinogenic risk assessments}, author = {Thorslund, T W and Farrar, D}, abstractNote = {As an extension of the work started in a previous contract (EPA , April ), various approaches for estimating the.   2. Concentrates are more potent. The most important distinction to make between cannabis flowers and concentrates is potency. While bud potency .

    The relative potency of direct-acting carcinogens for inducing cancer depends in part on the relative rates of interaction between the chemical and DNA, and competing reactions with the chemical. skin of mice of the carcinogenic compounds used in this laboratory and to ar- range them in order of potency. Most of these results are given in five papers () published in the Proceedings of Royal Society. Twort and (6) devised a method for comparing the carcinogenic potency of various tars and oils.

    However, with any unsaturated oil, including olive oil, heating it repeatedly to a high heat (say for deep frying) will cause the oil to develop compounds that have been found to have carcinogenic properties when tested on rats. So it's not a good idea to use any oil more than once, or to heat it to the point where it starts to smoke. Carcinogen, any of a number of agents that can cause cancer in humans. They can be divided into three major categories: chemical carcinogens (including those from biological sources), physical carcinogens, and oncogenic (cancer-causing) viruses. Most carcinogens, singly or in .


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Relative potency of carcinogenic tars and oils by C. C. Twort Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE RELATIVE POTENCY OF CARCINOGENIC TARS AND OILS. BY C. TWORT AND J. TWORT. (From the Laboratories of the Manchester Committee on Cancer.) (With 3 Graphs.) IN order to obtain, if possible, an accurate estimate of the relative potency of different carcinogenic agents when applied to the skin of mice, we have found.

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The Relative Relative potency of carcinogenic tars and oils book of Carcinogenic Tars and Oils. (PMID PMCID:PMC) Abstract Citations; Related Articles; Data; BioEntities; External Links ' ' Twort CC, ' ' Twort JM The Journal of Hygiene [01 Feb29(4)] Type: research-article, Journal Article.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link)Author: C. Twort and J. Twort. Twort and Twort (6) devised a method for comparing the carcinogenic potency of various tars and oils.

They compared the average percentage number of tumours obtained with a particular agent in a given number of weeks with that obtained with a hypothetical standard agent in. Carcinogenic Potency of A Complex Material—Petroleum B.

Observations on Cutting Oils and Related Base Stocks C. Effective Concentrations of Carcinogens and Cocarcinogens IV. References Chapter XII Ultraviolet Radiation and Skin Cancer in Man I. Introduction II. Relative potency factors of selected PAH based on mouse skin carcinogenesis.

You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more. Relative Potency Factors for Carcinogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) (PDF) (1 pg, 24 K).

It depends on three factors: 1) the percentage of the constituent; 2) the potency of that constituent, and 3) how much, if any, of anti-carcinogenic constituents are also in that essential oil.

Rose oil, Elemi oil and Holy Basil oil all contain very small amounts of carcinogens, but the oils are not generally considered to be carcinogenic. Tar oils.

Tar oils are typified by creosote which may be derived from coal or wood distillation. Timber treated with creosote is not suitable for painting but can be stained, preferably after a period of weathering.

Legislation has restricted the use of tar oil-based preservatives on the basis of carcinogenic. J M Twort's 20 research works with 72 citations and reads, including: Disease in relation to carcinogenic agents am experimental mice.

Oil-shale tar produced at temperature betweenon the other hand, contains only % of benzo(a)pyrene (11). The active carcinogens in mineral oils are four or five ringed polyeyclic hy- drocarbons.

Benzo(a)pyrene has been isolated from cracked and from crude oil (16,) but a number of carcinogenic oils do not contain this. Mineral oils were considered by previous IARC Working Groups in and (IARC,). Since that time new data have become available, which have been incorporated in this Monograph, and taken into consideration in the present evaluation.

On the basis of reports implicating cutting oils as a potential aetiological factor in occupational cancer of the skin [e.g., this Bulletin,v. 31, 53], the authors have tested a number of these oils for carcinogenic activity by applying them repeatedly to the skin of C3H mice.

Their data indicate that " solvent-refining removed carcinogenic components to such an extent that none of the. components of soots, tars and other wastes and by-products of industrial processes (IARC, ; IARC, ).

They are found in the particulate fractions of engine exhausts and in materials such as crude oil, coal, carbon blacks, coal tar, and in some mineral oils. All six carcinogens. of soots, tars and other wastes and by-products of industrial processes (IARC, ; IARC, a; IARC, b).

They are found in the particulate fractions of engine exhausts and other emissions from mobile or stationary combustion sources. PAHs also occur in materials such as crude oil, coal, carbon blacks, coal tar, and in some mineral oils.

Additional carcinogenic PAHs should be added to the current set of PAHs for which relative potency factors are derived (EPA, ) (suggestions ranged from including all EPA “target” PAHs to adding only PAHs known to be potent and removing those known to be of low potency).

(2). Comparison of the distributions of times to initial skin neoplasm versus dose rate, for groups exposed to synthetic fossil liquids and the reference skin carcinogen, benzo(a)pyrene, provided estimates of relative carcinotenic potency for the synthetic petroleums ranging from 1/ to 1/ the potency of benzo(a)pyrene.

The carcinogenic. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are carcinogenic and genotoxic chemicals naturally derived from food during heat processing. Edible oil is one of the most frequently contaminated foods.

Many researches were recently conducted to determine the contents of PAHs and to assess their risks, but there have been no studies characterising risks of PAHs by calculating Margin of Exposure.

The Carcinogenic Potency Database (CPDB) is an easily accessible, standardized resource of positive and negative long-term animal cancer tests.

The CPDB has been published in four earlier papers that include results for approximately experiments on chemicals. This paper describes the CPDB: goals, inclusion criteria, fields of. Carcinogenic potency has also been shown to be correlated with various measures of toxicity and mutagenic potential (Travis et al., a).

The MTD for rats has also been shown to be correlated with the MTD for mice, for carcinogens that are effective in both species, thereby implying a correlation between the TD 50 values for these two species.

Essential oils (EOs) are volatile constituents obtained from aromatic plant material, including leaves, rhizomes, flowers, roots, bark, seeds, peel, fruits, wood and whole plants [].A few of the essential oils are found in animal sources, for example, musk and sperm whale, or are produced by microorganisms [].In plants, essential oils occur in oil cells, secretory ducts or cavities, or in.Relative Potency of Selected Topical Corticosteroids less commonly, allergic contact dermatitis.

Removal of hardened tar and dried paint from the skin may require a petrolatum-based ointment or commercial waterless cleanser. Moisturizing agents. Moisturizers (emollients) restore water and oils to the skin and help maintain skin hydration.