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


VOL.: 8 (1975) (p. 225)

CAS No.: 842-07-9
Chem. Abstr. Name: 1-(Phenylazo)-2-naphthalenol

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Sudan I is carcinogenic in mice following its subcutaneous administration, producing tumours of the liver. It also produced bladder tumours in mice following its implantation into the urinary bladder. Tests by oral administration in mice and rats were negative, but the adequacy of the dose level used could not be assessed.

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 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.


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