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POLYETHYLENE

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: No information available on this substance.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
 
low
 
Agents classified by the IARC Monographs (through Volume 127) - International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
Not known to cause asthma
 
low
 
AOEC Exposure Code List (2020 Update) - Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC)
 
 
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