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PATULIN

VOL.: 10 (1976) (p. 205)

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

In the only study available patulin was shown to produce sarcomas in rats at the site of its subcutaneous injection.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

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

Subsequent evaluations: Vol 40 (1986); Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 69: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.


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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Patulin (WHO Food Additives Series 26)
       Patulin (WHO Food Additives Series 35)
       PATULIN (JECFA Evaluation)