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ETHYL METHANESULFONATE

VOL.: 7 (1974) (p. 245)

CAS No.:62-50-0

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Ethyl methanesulfonate is carcinogenic in mice and rats following subcutaneous or intraperitoneal injection, the only species and routes tested. It produced mainly lung and kidney tumours in both species. It is carcinogenic following administration of a single dose.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 63: Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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