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

2,4-Diaminotoluene

VOL.: 16 (1978) (p. 83)

CAS No.: 95-80-7
Chem. Abstr. Name: 4-Methyl-1,3-benzenediamine

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal data

2,4-Diaminotoluene is carcinogenic in rats after its oral administration, producing hepatocellular carcinomas, and after its subcutaneous injection, inducing local sarcomas.

5.2 Human data

No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group (see, however, 'General Remarks on the Substances Considered').

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 61: Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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