International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 16 (1978) (p. 51)
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal data
2,4-Diaminoanisole sulfate present in a commercial hair-dye
formulation or in an experimental formulation similar to those used as
hair dyes was inadequately tested by skin application in mice and
rats. No data on 2,4-diaminoanisole or its sulfate alone were
available. No evaluation of the carcinogenicity of these compounds
could be made.
5.2 Human data
No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the
Working Group (see, however, 'General Remarks on the Substances
Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 27 (1982); Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 61: Group 2B); Vol. 79 (2001)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
Last updated: 26 March 1998