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

(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1503)

CAS No.: 74-88-4
Chem. Abstr. Name: Iodomethane

5. Evaluation

No epidemiological data relevant to the carcinogenicity of methyl iodide were available.

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

Overall evaluation

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

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 41 (1986)

Last updated: 13 April 1999

    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Methyl iodide (ICSC)
       Methyl iodide (PIM 341F, French)
       Methyl Iodide  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 15, 1977)
       Methyl Iodide  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 41, 1986)