Table 1.

Slope factors, or cancer potency factors, for incidence of each arsenic-related cancer

Slope factor (increased population risk per μg iAs/d)
Cancer typeMalesFemales
Bladdera0.00001270.0000198
Lunga0.00001370.0000194
Skinb0.0000150.000015
  • aSlope factor derived by using data adapted from Morales et al. (2000).

  • bSlope factor was adapted from the United States EPA IRIS database (2001).