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Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-068

Bioassay of Hexachloroethane for Possible Carcinogenicity (CASRN 67-72-1)

Chemical (Study Title)
CASRN
Peer Review DatePrimary UsesRoute/Exposure LevelsStudy Laboratory
Hexachloroethane
67-72-1
01/18/1978Solvent, in explosives, camphor substitute in celluloid, in production of metals, antihelmintic drug, moth repellant, rubber vulcanizing, flame proofing (HSDB 1990)Gavage
R: 0,212,423 M:0,590,1179 MG/KG/50 PER GROUP
Hazleton, Vienna

Levels of Evidence

Male Rats: Negative
Female Rats: Negative
Male Mice: Positive
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Liver: (CARCINOMA)
Female Mice: Positive
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Liver: (CARCINOMA)


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