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(Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

VOL.: 71 (1999) (p. 1489)

CAS No.: 96-33-3
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2-Propenoic acid, methyl ester

5. Evaluation

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

There is inadequate evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of methyl acrylate.

Overall evaluation

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

For definition of the italicized terms, see Preamble Evaluation.

Previous evaluation: Vol. 39 (1986)


Last updated: 13 April 1999