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

(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1339)

CAS No.: 75-45-6

5. Evaluation

There is inadequate evidence in humans for the carcinogenicity of chlorodifluoromethane.

There is limited evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of chlorodifluoromethane.

Overall evaluation

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

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluations: Vol. 41 (1986); Suppl. 7 (1987)

Last updated: 13 April 1999

    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Chlorodifluoromethane (ICSC)
       Chlorodifluoromethane  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Supplement7, 1987)
       Chlorodifluoromethane  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 41, 1986)