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


VOL.: 13 (1977) (p. 83)

CAS No.: 536-33-4
Chem. Abstr. Name: 2-Ethyl-4-pyridinecarbothioamide

5. Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation

5.1 Animal data

Ethionamide is carcinogenic in mice after its oral administration, the only species and route of administration tested: it produced thyroid carcinomas.

5.2 Human data

No case reports or epidemiological studies were available to the Working Group.

Subsequent evaluation: Suppl. 7 (1987) (p. 63: Group 3)

For definition of Groups, see Preamble Evaluation.


Last updated: 25 March 1998

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        ETHIONAMIDE (PIM 224)