International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 16 (1978) (p. 145)
CAS No.: 494-38-2
Chem. Abstr. Name: N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-3,6-acridinediamine
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal data
Acridine orange has been tested in mice by skin application, in mice
and rats by repeated subcutaneous injection and in mice by single
intraperitoneal injection followed by skin application of croton oil.
The available data are insufficient for an evaluation of the
carcinogenicity of this compound to be made.
5.2 Human data
No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the
Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 56: Group 3)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
- Acridine Orange base
- Acridine Orange NO
- Brilliant Acridine Orange E
- Rhoduline Orange N
- Rhoduline Orange NO
- Waxoline Orange A
Last updated: 26 March 1998