National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-203

Bioassay of Phenol for Possible Carcinogenicity (CASRN108-95-2)

Chemical (Study Title)
Peer Review DatePrimary UsesRoute/Exposure LevelsStudy Laboratory
02/15/1980Disinfectant; antiseptic; in resins, organics, and dyes, obtained from coal tar (Merck 1989). 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-Water
0,2500,5000 PPM/50 PER GROUP
Hazleton, Vienna

Levels of Evidence

Male Rats: Negative
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
May Have Been Related
  • Hematopoietic System: LEUKEMIA OR LYMPHOMA 18/50 31/50 25/50
Female Rats: Negative
Male Mice: Negative
Female Mice: Negative

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