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Chloroethane: Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-346

Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Chloroethane (Ethyl Chloride) (CASRN 75-00-3) in F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Inhalation Studies)

Chemical (Study Title)
CASRN
Peer Review DateRoute/Exposure LevelsStudy Laboratory
Chloroethane
75-00-3
10/03/1988Inhalation
R&M: 0, 15000 PPM/50 PER GROUP
Battelle Northwest Laboratory

Levels of Evidence

Male Rats: Equivocal Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Skin: TRICHOEPITHELIOMA 0/49 1/46, SEBACEOUS GLAND ADENOMA 0/49 1/46, OR BASAL CELL CARCINOMA 0/49 3/46 COMBINED 0/49 5/46
Female Rats: Equivocal Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Brain: ASTROCYTOMA 0/50 3/50
Male Mice: Inadequate Study
Female Mice: Clear Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Uterus/Cervix: ENDOMETRIAL CARCINOMA 0/49 43/50
May Have Been Related
  • Liver: ADENOMA 0/49 1/48 OR CARCINOMA 3/49 7/48 COMBINED 3/49 8/48