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DIMETHOXANE

VOL.: 15 (1977) (p. 177)

CAS No.: 828-00-2
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2,6-Dimethyl-1,3-dioxan-4-ol acetate

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal data

Dimethoxane is carcinogenic in male rats after its oral administration, the only species, sex and route tested; it produced malignant tumours, predominantly in the liver.

5.2 Human data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 62: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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