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Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-163

Bioassay of Calcium Cyanamide for Possible Carcinogenicity (CASRN 156-62-7)

Chemical (Study Title)
CASRN
Peer Review DatePrimary UsesRoute/Exposure LevelsStudy Laboratory
Calcium cyanamide
156-62-7
12/13/1978Fertilizer, defoliant, herbicide, pesticide; hardening iron and steel. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.Dosed-Feed
R: 0,100,200, M: 0,100,400 PPM/50 PER GROUP
Frederick Cancer Research Facility

Levels of Evidence

Male Rats: Negative
Female Rats: Negative
Male Mice: Negative
Female Mice: Negative