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Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-363

Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Bromoethane (Ethyl Bromide) (CASRN 74-96-4) in F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Inhalation Studies)

Chemical (Study Title)
CASRN
Peer Review DatePrimary UsesRoute/Exposure LevelsStudy Laboratory
Bromoethane (ethyl bromide)
74-96-4
10/03/1988Chemical intermediate for pharmaceuticals. Ethylating agent in organic synthesis. Refrigerant. Grain and fruit fumigant. Inhalation
R&M: 0,100,200,400 PPM/50 PER GROUP
Battelle Northwest Laboratory

Levels of Evidence

Male Rats: Some Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Adrenal Gland Medulla: PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA 8/48 23/47 17/50 21/49 OR MALIGNANT PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA 0/48 1/47 2/50 0/49 COMBINED 8/48 23/47 18/50 21/49
May Have Been Related
  • Brain: GRANULAR CELL TUMOR 0/49 3/50 1/50 1/50; GLIOMA 0/49 1/50 0/50 0/50, ASTROCYTOMA 0/49 1/50 0/50 0/50, OR OLIGODENDROGLIOMA 0/49 1/50 0/50 0/50 COMBINED 0/49 3/50 0/50 0/50
  • Lung: ALVEOLAR/BRONCHIOLAR ADENOMA 0/48 0/49 1/48 1/48 OR ALVEOLAR/BRONCHIOLAR CARCINOMA 0/48 0/49 3/48 0/48 COMBINED 0/48 0/49 4/48 1/48
Female Rats: Equivocal Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Brain: GLIOMA 0/50 1/50 1/48 3/50
  • Lung: ALVEOLAR/BRONCHIOLAR ADENOMA 0/50 0/48 0/47 3/49
Male Mice: Equivocal Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Lung: ALVEOLAR/BRONCHIOLAR ADENOMA 5/50 6/50 8/50 9/50 OR ALVEOLAR/BRONCHIOLAR CARCINOMA 2/50 0/50 5/50 6/50 COMBINED 7/50 6/50 12/50 15/50
Female Mice: Clear Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
Neoplastic Lesions
  • Uterus/Cervix: ADENOMA 0/50 1/50 1/47 6/48, ADENOCARCINOMA 0/50 2/50 3/47 19/48, OR SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA 0/50 1/50 1/47 3/48 COMBINED 0/50 4/50 5/47 27/48