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Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-488

Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of 60-HZ Magnetic Fields in F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Whole-Body Exposure Studies)

Chemical (Study Title)
Peer Review DatePrimary UsesRoute/Exposure LevelsStudy Laboratory
Magnetic fields (EMF)
03/11/1998Low frequency magnetic fields; power-line frequency; electric and magnetic fields (EMF)Whole Body Exposure
60 HZ MAGNETIC FIELDS - 0 G (control), 0.02 G, 2 G, or 10 G CONTINUOUS AND 10 G INTERMITTENT; 100/GROUP
IIT Research Institute

Levels of Evidence

Male Rats: Equivocal Evidence
TypeOrgan/Tissue (Lesion)
May Have Been Related
  • Thyroid Gland C-Cell: ADEMONA 15/99 25/100 26/100 23/100 18/100 CARCINOMA 1/99 7/100 4/100 2/100 5/100 COMBINED 16/99 31/100 30/100 25/100 22/100
Female Rats: No Evidence
Male Mice: No Evidence
Female Mice: No Evidence