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

(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1533)

CAS No.: 545-06-2

5. Evaluation

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

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

Overall evaluation

Trichloroacetonitrile 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

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