International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 1 (1972) (p. 181)
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data
N-[4-(5-nitro-2-furyl)-2-thiazolyl]acetamide (NFTA) given orally
produced tumours of the forestomach in mice and mammary gland, lung
and other tumours in rats. Two dogs given NFTA orally developed
5.2 Human carcinogenicity data
The major source of exposure is its use in therapeutics. There is no
information on the long-term effects of NFTA in humans.
Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 7 (1974);
Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 67: Group 2B)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
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