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International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations

ETHYLENE SULFIDE

VOL.: 11 (1976) (p. 257)

CAS No.: 420-12-2
Chem. Abstr. Name: Thiirane

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Ethylene sulfide was carcinogenic in a limited study in rats by subcutaneous injection: it produced local sarcomas.

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 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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