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GYROMITRIN
(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

Supplement 7: (1987) (p. 391)

CAS No.: 16568-02-8

Chem. Abstr. Name: Hydrazinecarboxaldehyde, ethylidenemethyl-

Evidence for carcinogenicity to animals (limited)

In one study, gyromitrin was administered by intragastric intubation to mice, producing increased incidences of tumours of the forestomach, clitoral gland and lung in females and of tumours of the preputial gland in males [ref: 1].

Reference

1. IARC Monographs, 31, 163-170, 1983

Overall evaluation

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

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Also see previous evaluation: Vol. 31 (1983)

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