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TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SALTS
(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1529)

Tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium sulfate
CAS No.: 55566-30-8
Chem. Abstr. Name: Phosphonium, tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)-, sulfate (2:1) (salt)

Tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium chloride
CAS No.: 124-64-1
Chem. Abstr. Name: Phosphonium, tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)-, chloride

Tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium acetate/phosphate
CAS No.: 55818-96-7
Chem. Abstr. Name: Phosphonium, tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)-, acetate (salt), mixture with tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium phosphate (3:1) (salt)

5. Evaluation

No epidemiological relevant to the carcinogenicity of tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium salts were available.

There is inadequate evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium salts.

Overall evaluation

Tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium salts are not classifiable as to their carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 48 (1990)


Last updated: 13 April 1999





















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