Cancer risk (oral)

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Term Cancer risk (oral)
Description The cancer risk from oral exposure
Definition Cancer Risk CR(oral)

The cancer risk from oral exposure, CR(oral) is the 1 in 10,000 (E-4) lifetime excess cancer risk following oral exposure (expressed in microgram/kg bw-day), as derived by RIVM. For comparison purposes on ITER, this value has been converted to a 1 in 100,000 (E-5) risk level, and has also been converted to milligrams/kg-day.

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