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RHODAMINE 6G

VOL.: 16 (1978) (p. 233)

CAS No.: 989-38-8
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2-[6-(Ethylamino)-3-(ethylimino)-2,7-dimethyl-3H- xanthen-9-yl]benzoic acid ethyl ester, monohydrochloride

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal data

Rhodamine 6G is carcinogenic in rats after its subcutaneous injection: it produces sarcomas. It has been inadequately tested in mice by oral administration.

5.2 Human data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 71: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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