List of IARC Group 2B carcinogens

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Substances, mixtures and exposure circumstances in this list have been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as ''Group 2B: The agent (mixture) is "possibly carcinogenic to humans".wikipedia
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International Agency for Research on Cancer

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Substances, mixtures and exposure circumstances in this list have been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as ''Group 2B: The agent (mixture) is "possibly carcinogenic to humans".
* Group 2B: The agent is possibly carcinogenic to humans.

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

2,4-D2, 4-Ddichlorprop-p dimethylamine salt
2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid)
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), said 2,4-D was classified as "possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), based on inadequate evidence in humans and limited evidence in experimental animals".

Riddelliine

Riddelliine
It is listed as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen and listed by the National Toxicology Program in its Report on Carcinogens which lists chemicals "known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans".

Hexachlorobenzene

BHCbenzene hexachlorideHCB
Hexachlorobenzene
This material has been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a Group 2B carcinogen (possibly carcinogenic to humans).

2-Amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo(4,5-b)pyridine

PhiP
PhIP (2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo(4,5-b)pyridine)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of World Health Organization, has classified PhIP as IARC Group 2B carcinogen (i.e., possibly carcinogenic to humans).

Ochratoxin A

Ochratoxin A
Ochratoxin A is potentially carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), and has been shown to be weakly mutagenic, possibly by induction of oxidative DNA damage.

Acrylonitrile

vinyl cyanide2-chloroacrylonitrileASA
Acrylonitrile
It is classified as a Class 2B carcinogen (possibly carcinogenic) by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and workers exposed to high levels of airborne acrylonitrile are diagnosed more frequently with lung cancer than the rest of the population.

Caffeic acid

caffeiccaffeoylcaffeate
Caffeic acid
Caffeic acid is listed under some Hazard Data sheets as a potential carcinogen, as has been listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as a Group 2B carcinogen ("possibly carcinogenic to humans").

3-MCPD

3-chloropropane-1,2-diol3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol3-Monochloro-1,2-propanediol
3-Monochloro-1,2-propanediol (3-MCPD)
The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified 3-MCPD as Group 2B, "possibly carcinogenic to humans".

Cocamide DEA

Coconut oil diethanolamine
Coconut oil diethanolamine condensate
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) lists coconut oil diethanolamine condensate (cocamide DEA) as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen, which identifies this chemical as possibly carcinogenic to humans.

1,3-Dichloropropan-2-ol

1,3-DCP1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol1,3-dichloropropanol
1,3-Dichloro-2-propanol
The International Agency for Research on Cancer classifies it as a Group 2B carcinogen ("possibly carcinogenic to humans").

1,4-Dioxane

dioxanedioxandioxanes
1,4-Dioxane
It is also classified by the IARC as a Group 2B carcinogen: possibly carcinogenic to humans because it is a known carcinogen in other animals.

Aziridine

aziridinesaziridinationethylenimine
Aziridine
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has reviewed aziridine compounds and classified them as possibly carcinogenic to humans (IARC Group 2B).

Cycasin

Citrus Red 2

Citrus Red No. 2
Citrus Red No. 2
Citrus Red 2 is listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a group 2B carcinogen, a substance "possibly carcinogenic to humans".

Nitrobenzene

nitrobenzenesnitroarenesNO 2
Nitrobenzene
Nitrobenzene is considered a likely human carcinogen by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and is classified by the IARC as a Group 2B carcinogen which is "possibly carcinogenic to humans".

Tolidine

3,3'-Dimethylbenzidineorthotolidineo''-tolidine
3,3'-Dimethylbenzidine (o-Tolidine)
It is listed as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen, meaning it is "possibly carcinogenic to humans".

Mobile phone

cell phonemobile phonesmobile
Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields, such as, but not limited to, those associated with wireless phones
The mobile phone is in category 2B, which ranks it alongside coffee and other possibly carcinogenic substances.

Naphthalene

naphthylnapthalenenaphthoyl
Naphthalene
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies naphthalene as possibly carcinogenic to humans and animals (Group 2B).

Titanium dioxide

TiO 2 titaniatitanium white
Titanium dioxide
Titanium dioxide dust, when inhaled, has been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen, meaning it is possibly carcinogenic to humans.

Nitrofen

Nitrofen (technical-grade)
Nitrofen is listed as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen, meaning it is "possibly carcinogenic to humans".

2-Nitrofluorene

2-Nitrofluorene
2-Nitrofluorene is listed as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen, indicating it is possibly carcinogenic to humans.

2-Nitropropane

2-Nitropropane
Based on studies in animals, it is reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen and it is listed as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen.

Propylene oxide

1,2-epoxypropanehydroxypropyl
Propylene oxide
It is a probable human carcinogen, and is included into the List of IARC Group 2B carcinogens.

Chlorinated paraffins

Short-chained chlorinated paraffinschloroparaffinSCCPs
Chlorinated paraffins of average carbon chain length C 12 and average degree of chlorination approximately 60%
SCCPs (average chain-length of C 12, chlorination degree 60 wt%) were categorised in group 2B as possibly carcinogenic to humans from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).