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CHLOROETHANE
(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1345)

CAS No.: 75-00-3

5. Evaluation

No epidemiological data relevant to the carcinogenicity of chloroethane were available.

There is limited evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of chloroethane.

Overall evaluation

Chloroethane is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 52 (1991)

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Last updated: 13 April 1999





















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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Chloroethane  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 52, 1991)