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


VOL.: 8 (1975) (p. 83)

CAS No.: 3567-69-9
Chem. Abstr. Name: 4-Hydroxy-3[(4-sulfo-1-naphthalenyl)azo]-1-
naphthalenesulfonic acid, disodium salt

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Carmoisine was tested in mice and rats by the oral and subcutaneous routes. The test by the oral route in mice was negative. The other studies could not be evaluated because of the small numbers of animals used.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 59: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.


Last updated: 19 March 1998

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