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

(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1325)

CAS No.: 107-14-2

5. Evaluation

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

There is inadequate evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of chloroacetonitrile.

Overall evaluation

Chloroacetonitrile is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 52 (1991) (Halogenated acetonitriles)

Last updated: 13 April 1999

    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Chloroacetonitrile (ICSC)