International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 5 (1974) (p. 203)
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data
Mirex was tested in a preliminary study by the oral route in two
strains of mice (the only route and species for which published
results were available). It produced an increased incidence of
hepatomas in both sexes of both strains used.
5.2 Human carcinogenicity data
No epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group.
Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 20 (1979);
Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 66: Group 2B)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
Last updated: 17 March 1998