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


VOL.: 4 (1974) (p. 221)

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Streptozotocin is carcinogenic in rats and hamsters following intravenous injection, the only route tested. It is active in single dose experiments.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No epidemiological data are available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 17 (1978); Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 72: Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

Last updated: 17 March 1998

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Streptozotocin (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 17, 1978)