Cellphones are "possibly carcinogenic." That's the word from the International Agency for Research, which on Tuesday added cellphones to its list of "2B" cancer-causing threats.
What else is on the 2B list? As you might imagine, there are lots of obscure chemical with names like 1-Amino-2,4-dibromoanthraquinone. But the list also contains some familiar things. Keep clicking to find out what they are...
The synthetic pesticide was banned in 1972.
Gasoline engine exhaust
Naphthalene is the main ingredient in mothballs and toilet deodorant blocks. Burning tobacco or wood also produces naphthalene.
The agency listed nickel and certain nickel alloys, such as those used in costume jewelry, as potential carcinogens.
The agency singled out pickled vegetables of the sort traditionally eaten in Asia.
Progestin-only contraceptives were listed as possible carcinogens.
The application of talcum powder on the perineum - the area of the body between the legs - has been linked to ovarian cancer.
Titanium dioxide is found in sunscreen, makeup, and other body-care products. It's also found in paint and food coloring.