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


VOL.: 11 (1976) (p. 175)

CAS No.: 765-34-4
Chem. Abstr. Name: Oxirane-carboxaldehyde

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Glycidaldehyde is carcinogenic in mice by skin application and by subcutaneous injection and in rats by subcutaneous injection. It produced malignant tumours at the site of application in both species.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Vol. 71 (1999)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.


Last updated: 13 April 1000

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Glycidaldehyde  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 71, 1999)