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1,4-BENZOQUINONE (para-QUINONE)
(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1245)

CAS No.: 106-51-4

5.  Evaluation

No epidemiological data relevant to the carcinogenicity of 1,4-benzoquinone were available.

There is inadequate evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of 1,4-benzoquinone.

Overall evaluation

1,4-Benzoquinone is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 15 (1977)

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