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

POTASSIUM BIS(2-HYDROXYETHYL)DITHIOCARBAMATE

VOL.: 12 (1976) (p. 183)

CAS No.: 23746-34-1
Chem. Abstr. Name: Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)carbamodithioic acid, monopotassium salt

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Potassium bis(2-hydroxyethyl)dithiocarbamate is carcinogenic in mice after its oral administration: it induced liver-cell tumours in males of two strains and in females of one strain.

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 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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