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

para-QUINONE

VOL.: 15 (1977) (p. 255)

CAS No.: 106-51-4
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal data

para-Quinone has been tested in mice by skin application and inhalation and in rats by subcutaneous injection. The available data are insufficient to evaluate the carcinogenicity of this compound.

5.2 Human data

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

Subsequent evaluation: Vol. 71 (1999)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

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