Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 61–63 | Cite as

The carcinogenicity of wood tars

  • G. S. Serkovskaya
Occupational Safety Caution: Hydrocarbon Stock!


In 1932–1933 when chemical carcinogens—polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)—first began to be manufactured, studies were begun concerning their separation from coal tar [1–3].


Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Pyrolysis Uzbekistan Chemical Shop Carcinogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. S. Serkovskaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Scientific-Research Institute of Carcinogenesis, Oncological CenterRussian Academy of Medical SciencesUSSR

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