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PONCEAU SX

VOL.: 8 (1975) (p. 207)

CAS No.: 4548-53-2
Chem. Abstr. Name: 3-[(2,4-Dimethyl-5-sulfophenyl)azo]-4-hydroxy-1-naphthalenesulfonic acid, disodium salt

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Ponceau SX was tested by the oral route in mice, rats and dogs and by subcutaneous injection in mice and rats. The experiments did not indicate a carcinogenic effect.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 70: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Ponceau SX (WHO Food Additives Series 12)
       PONCEAU SX (JECFA Evaluation)