|Group 1||Carcinogenic to humans||121 agents|
|Group 2A||Probably carcinogenic to humans||89 agents|
|Group 2B||Possibly carcinogenic to humans||319 agents|
|Group 3||Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans||500 agents|
For definitions of these groups, please see the Preamble.
It is strongly recommended to consult the complete Monographs on these agents, the publication date, and the list of studies considered. Significant new information might support a different classification.
For agents that have not been classified, no determination of non-carcinogenicity or overall safety should be inferred.
- List of Classifications (optimized for the latest versions of the browsers Chrome and Mozilla Firefox)
- List of Classifications by cancer site (PDF file)
- French version of the List of classifications by cancer site, as hosted by Centre Léon Bérard
See Preventable Exposures Associated With Human Cancers (Cogliano et al., 2011)
Read the IARC Monographs Q&A for answers to commonly asked questions on the evaluation process.
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Last update: 27 September 2021