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CHLOROFLUOROMETHANE
(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1351)

CAS No.: 593-70-4

5. Evaluation

No epidemiological data relevant to the carcinogenicity of chlorofluoromethane were available.

There is limited evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of chlorofluoromethane.

Overall evaluation

Chlorofluoromethane is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 41 (1986)


Last updated: 13 April 1999





















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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Chlorofluoromethane  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 41, 1986)