Scientific Review of Chloramphenicol
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Primary Uses or Exposures: Chloramphenicol has been used as an antibiotic since the 1950s but currently has restricted use in the United States because it causes blood dyscrasia.
- Appendix A: IARC (1990). Pharmaceutical Drugs. Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. World Health Organization. Lyon, France. Vol. 50. PP A-1 - A-26.
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (December 13–15, 2000)
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