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


VOL.: 7 (1974) (p. 77)

CAS No.:62-55-5

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Thioacetamide is carcinogenic to mice and rats following oral administration, the only route tested. It induced liver-cell tumours in mice and liver-cell and bile duct tumours in rats. No carcinogenic effects were observed in hamsters following its oral administration.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 72: Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

Synonyms for Thioacetamide

Last updated: 20 March 1998

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Thioacetamide (ICSC)