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

SUCCINIC ANHYDRIDE

VOL.: 15 (1977) (p. 265)

CAS No.: 108-30-5
Chem. Abstr. Name: Dihydro-2,5-furandione

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal data

In the study available, which involved few rats, succinic anhydride produced local sarcomas after its subcutaneous injection. Further studies are required before an evaluation of the carcinogenicity of this compound can be made.

5.2 Human data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 72: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Succinic anhydride (ICSC)