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DIGLYDICYL RESORCINOL ETHER
(Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1417)

CAS No.: 101-90-6
Chem. Abstr. Name: Oxirane, 2,2¢-[phenylenebis(oxymethylene)]bis-

5. Evaluation

No epidemiological data relevant to the carcinogenicity of diglycidyl resorcinol ether were available.

There is sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity of a technical grade of diglycidyl resorcinol ether in experimental animals.

Overall evaluation

Diglycidyl resorcinol ether (technical grade) is possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 36 (1985)


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