Malathion

CAS RN: 121-75-5

Carcinogenicity Evidence

Cancer Classification: Suggestive Evidence of Carcinogenicity, but Not Sufficient to Assess Human Carcinogenic Potential
There is limited evidence in humans for the carcinogenicity of malathion. Positive associations have been observed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and cancer of the prostate. There is sufficient evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogenicity of malathion. Malathion is probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A).
A4; Not classifiable as a human carcinogen.
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