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GLYCIDALDEHYDE
(Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1459)

CAS No.: 765-34-4

5. Evaluation

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

There is sufficient evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of glycidaldehyde.

Overall evaluation

Glycidaldehyde is possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 11 (1976)

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Last updated: 13 April 1999





















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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Glycidaldehyde  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 11, 1976)