International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Summaries & Evaluations
VOL.: 15 (1977) (p. 245)
5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation
5.1 Animal data
Methyl iodide is carcinogenic in rats, inducing local sarcomas after
single or repeated subcutaneous injections. In a study in which only a
few mice were used, it caused an increased incidence of lung tumours
after its intraperitoneal injection.
5.2 Human data
No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the
Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 41 (1986); Vol. 71 (1999)
For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
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