International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 10 (1976) (p. 211)
CAS No.: 90-65-3
Chem. Abstr. Name: 3-Methoxy-5-methyl-4-oxo-2,5-hexadienoic acid
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data
Penicillic acid was tested by subcutaneous injection in mice and rats;
it produced local sarcomas.
5.2 Human carcinogenicity data
No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the
Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 69: Group 3)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
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