IPCS INCHEM Home

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

STREPTOZOTOCIN

VOL.: 4 (1974) (p. 221)

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Streptozotocin is carcinogenic in rats and hamsters following intravenous injection, the only route tested. It is active in single dose experiments.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No epidemiological data are available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 17 (1978); Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 72: Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.


Last updated: 17 March 1998






















    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations