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


VOL.: 17 (1978) (p. 217)

CAS No.: 29291-35-8
Chem. Abstr. Name: N-{4-[(2-Amino-3,4-dihydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl]amino}-
benzoyl-N-nitroso-L-glutanmic acid

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Experimental data

N-Nitrosofolic acid has been tested only in newborn mice by intraperitoneal injection, with inconclusive results.

5.2 Human data

No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group. No data on the occurrence or use of this material were available which would permit the identification of exposed groups.

5.3 Evaluation

No evaluation of the carcinogenicity of N-nitrosofolic acid could be made on the basis of the available data.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 68: Group 3)

For definition of terms, see Preamble Evaluation.


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