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(Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1447)

CAS No.: 140-88-5
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2-Propenoic acid, ethyl ester

5. Evaluation

No epidemiological data relevant to the carcinogenicity of ethyl acrylate were available.

There is sufficient evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of ethyl acrylate.

Overall evaluation

Ethyl acrylate is possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B).

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 39 (1986)


Last updated: 13 April 1999