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

(Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1211)

CAS No.: 60-35-5

5. Evaluation

No epidemiological data relevant to the carcinogenicity of acetamide were available.

There is sufficient evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of acetamide.

Overall evaluation

Acetamide is possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluations: Vol. 7 (1974); Suppl. 7 (1987)

Last updated: 13 April 1999

    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Acetamide (ICSC)
       ACETAMIDE (JECFA Evaluation)
       Acetamide  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Supplement7, 1987)
       Acetamide  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 7, 1974)