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VOL.: 5 (1974) (p. 203)

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal carcinogenicity data

Mirex was tested in a preliminary study by the oral route in two strains of mice (the only route and species for which published results were available). It produced an increased incidence of hepatomas in both sexes of both strains used.

5.2 Human carcinogenicity data

No epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluations: Vol. 20 (1979); Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 66: Group 2B)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.

Last updated: 17 March 1998

See Also:
        Mirex (EHC 44, 1984)
        Mirex (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 20, 1979)