International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 11 (1976) (p. 175)
CAS No.: 765-34-4
Chem. Abstr. Name: Oxirane-carboxaldehyde
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data
Glycidaldehyde is carcinogenic in mice by skin application and by
subcutaneous injection and in rats by subcutaneous injection. It
produced malignant tumours at the site of application in both species.
5.2 Human carcinogenicity data
No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the
Subsequent evaluation: Vol. 71 (1999)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
- Epihydrine aldehyde
- Glycidyl aldehyde
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