Contaminant cause

Bitumen Exposure

Road paving, roofing and waterproofing can lead to bitumen fumes or dermal exposure to bitumen

Risk Factor
0 effects
Measured in hours

Bitumen Exposure Health Risks

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Bladder cancer Urinary outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Lung cancer
Respiratory

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Stomach cancer (Gastric cancer) Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Skin cancer Intergumentary outcome
Skin cancer
Intergumentary

Strong Increase

Needs research

1 study

Leukemia Lymphatic outcome
Leukemia
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

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