International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations


VOL.: 3 (1973) (p. 197)

CAS No.: 194-47-2

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

In the only experiment reported, subcutaneous injection in mice induced sarcomas. It has not been tested by other routes in the mouse or in other species.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No case reports or epidemiological studies on the significance of dibenzo(h,rst)pentaphene exposure to man are available. Only one study reports its occurrence in urban air.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 62: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

Synonyms for Dibenzo(h,rst)pentaphene

Last updated: 16 March 1998

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