For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.
VOL.: 46 (1989) (p. 359)
Chem. Abstr. Name: Pyrene, 2-nitro-
2-Nitropyrene has been measured at low concentrations in ambient air.
No adequate data were available to the Working Group to evaluate the carcinogenicity of 2-nitropyrene in experimental animals.
No data were available to the Working Group.
2-Nitropyrene was mutagenic to bacteria.
There is inadequate evidence for the carcinogenicity in experimental animals of 2-nitropyrene.
No data were available from studies in humans on the carcinogenicity of 2-nitropyrene.
2-Nitropyrene is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).
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