Pesticides and Breast Cancer Risk, An Evaluation of Alachlor, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 32
This fact sheet describes the scientific evidence of whether the herbicide alachlor affects the risk of breast cancer and other cancers. This includes information on its use in agriculture, a summary of the studies that have evaluated its cancer risk, how it is regulated, levels in water supplies, who may be exposed to alachlor and its breakdown products, where more research is needed, and how to minimize exposure to this pesticide.
Fact sheet on the breast cancer risk of the herbicide alachlor
Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors
breast cancer; herbicide; alachlor