International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 12 (1976) (p. 183)
CAS No.: 23746-34-1
Chem. Abstr. Name: Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)carbamodithioic acid, monopotassium salt
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data
Potassium bis(2-hydroxyethyl)dithiocarbamate is carcinogenic in mice
after its oral administration: it induced liver-cell tumours in males
of two strains and in females of one strain.
5.2 Human carcinogenicity data
No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the
Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 70: Group 3)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
- Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)dithiocarbamic acid, monopotassium salt
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