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PONCEAU MX

VOL.: 8 (1975) (p. 189)

CAS No.: 3761-53-3
Chem. Abstr. Name: 4-[(2,4-Dimethylphenyl)azo]-3-hydroxy-2,7-naphthalene-
disulfonic acid, disodium salt

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Ponceau MX is carcinogenic, producing liver-cell tumours in mice and rats and possibly intestinal tumours in mice, following its administration by the oral route. A dose-response effect was noted in the mouse and rat studies.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 70: Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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