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


VOL.: 16 (1978) (p. 243)

CAS No.: 4657-93-6
Chem. Abstr. Name: 1,2-Dihydro-5-acenaphthylenamine

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal data

Data reported in an abstract indicate that 5-aminoacenaphthene increased the incidence of bladder carcinomas in mice following implantation of paraffin wax pellets containing this compound into the bladder and that it produced leukaemias following its intraperitoneal injection. No evaluation of the carcinogenicity of 5-aminoacenaphthene can be made on the basis of the available data.

5.2 Human data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 56: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.



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