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

PENICILLIC ACID

VOL.: 10 (1976) (p. 211)

CAS No.: 90-65-3
Chem. Abstr. Name: 3-Methoxy-5-methyl-4-oxo-2,5-hexadienoic acid

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Penicillic acid was tested by subcutaneous injection in mice and rats; it produced local sarcomas.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 69: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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