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International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations

3,3'-DIMETHOXYBENZIDINE (o-DIANISIDINE)

VOL.: 4 (1974) (p. 41)

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

3,3'-Dimethoxybenzidine (o-Dianisidine) was shown to have a carcinogenic effect in rats following oral administration. The findings obtained in the hamster by the same route suggest a similar effect.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No conclusive epidemiological studies have been reported concerning the carcinogenicity of o-dianisidine alone in man.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987)


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