1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

CAS RN:79-34-5

Carcinogenicity Evidence

Evaluation: There is inadequate evidence in humans for the carcinogenicity of 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane. There is limited evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane. Overall evaluation: 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).
Cancer Classification: Group C Possible Human Carcinogen
CLASSIFICATION: C; possible human carcinogen.
BASIS FOR CLASSIFICATION: Increased incidence of hepatocellular carcinomas in mice.
HUMAN CARCINOGENICITY DATA: None.
A3: Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans.
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