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BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL)ETHER
(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1265)

CAS No.: 111-44-4

5. Evaluation

There is inadequate evidence for the carcinogenicity of bis(2-chloroethyl)ether in humans.

There is limited evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of bis(2-chloroethyl)ether.

Overall evaluation

Bis(2-chloroethyl)ether is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 9 (1975)

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Last updated: 13 April 1999





















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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Bis(2-Chloroethyl)Ether  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 9, 1975)