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


VOL.: 32 (1983) (p. 315)

CAS No.: 194-59-2
Chem. Abstr. Name: 7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Experimental data

7H-Dibenzo[c,g]carbazole has been shown to be carcinogenic to experimental animals.

No data on the teratogenicity of this compound were available.

There were insufficient data available to evaluate the mutagenicity of 7H-dibenzo[c,g]carbazole to Salmonella typhimurium.

There is inadequate evidence that 7H-dibenzo[c,g]carbazole is active in short-term tests.

5.2 Human data

7H-Dibenzo[c,g]carbazole occurs in tobacco smoke.

5.3 Evaluation

There is sufficient evidence that 7H-dibenzo[c,g]carbazole is carcinogenic to experimental animals.

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 3 (1973)

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 61: Group 2B)


Last updated: 17 April 1998

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