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

(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1381)

CAS No.: 7572-29-4
Chem. Abstr. Name: Dichloroethyne

5. Evaluation

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

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

Overall evaluation

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

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 39 (1986)

Last updated: 9 April 1999

    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Dichloroacetylene (ICSC)
       Dichloroacetylene  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 39, 1986)