VOL.: 39 (1986) (p. 99)
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2-Propenoic acid, methyl ester
No data were available to evaluate the reproductive effects or prenatal toxicity of methyl acrylate to experimental animals.
Methyl acrylate was not mutagenic to bacteria, in the presence or absence of an exogenous metabolic system. It induced chromosomal aberrations in Chinese hamster lung cells in vitro and micronuclei in the bone marrow of mice treated in vivo.
No case report or epidemiological study was available to evaluate the carcinogenicity of methyl acrylate to humans.
No data on humans were available.
In the absence of epidemiological data, no evaluation of the carcinogenicity of methyl acrylate to humans could be made.
For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.
Previous evaluation: Vol. 19 (1979)
Subsequent evaluation: Vol. 71 (1999)
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Methyl acrylate (ICSC) Methyl Acrylate (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 71, 1999)