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

METHYL RED

VOL.: 8 (1975) (p. 161)

CAS No.: 493-52-7
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2-[(4-Dimethylamino)phenylazo]benzoic acid

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Methyl red was tested only by the oral route in rats. The inadequacy of the experiment does not allow an evaluation of the data with regard to the carcinogenicity of this compound.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 66: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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