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CANTHARIDIN

VOL.: 10 (1976) (p. 79)

CAS No.: 56-25-7
Chem. Abstr. Name: (3aa,4b, 7b,7aa)Hexahydro-3a,7a-dimethyl-4,7-epoxyisobenzofuran-
1,3-dione

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Cantharidin was tested only by skin application in mice; it produced an increased incidence of skin papillomas and a low incidence of skin carcinomas.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 59: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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