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Summary of Evaluations Performed by the
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
Functional class: EXTRACTION SOLVENT
Latest evaluation: 1992
ADI: NO ADI ALLOCATED
Comments: Evidence of genotoxicity and carcinogenicity; should not be used in food
Report: TRS 828-JECFA 39/16
Specifications: NOT PREPARED
Tox monograph: FAS 30-JECFA 39/89
Previous status: 1979, TRS 648-JECFA 23/30, WITHDRAWN. NOT TO BE USED. NO. W
1970, NMRS 48/TRS 462-JECFA 14/22, FAS 70.40/NMRS 48B-JECFA 14/49, FAS 70.39/NMRS 48A-JECFA 14/91. LIMITED BY GMP. LGMP. N
 
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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       1,2-dichloroethane (ICSC)
       1,2-Dichloroethane  (SIDS)