Scientific Review of 2-Amino-3-methylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoline (IQ)
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Primary Uses or Exposures: One of a series of heterocyclic amines that is formed in food during heating or cooking and is found in cooked meats and eggs. It is also found in cigarette smoke.
- Appendix A: IARC. (1993). Some Naturally Occurring Substances: Food Items and Constituents, Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines, and Mycotoxins. Monographs of Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. IQ (2-Amino-3-methylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoline). Lyon, France. World Health Organization. Volume 56, pp. 166-195.
No Public Comments
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (January 20–21, 2000)
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