Carcinogens are agents that can cause cancer. In industry, there are many potential exposures to carcinogens. Generally, workplace exposures are considered to be at higher levels than for public exposures. Safety data sheets (SDSs) should always contain an indication of carcinogenic potential.
Carcinogens are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction.
Provides information that may aid in evaluating occupational exposures and the health effects of carcinogens.