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Is C6H3Cl3 can cuase cancer

  1. Dec 22, 2009 #1
    hellp all..

    i was doing a lab today and we use C6H3Cl3.
    and i was told that it is dangerous and it can cause cancer.

    why is that? what makes it so dangerous?

    thanks.
     
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  3. Dec 22, 2009 #2

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  5. Dec 22, 2009 #4

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    11. Toxicological Information
    Toxicological Data:
    Oral, rat, LD50: 756 mg/kg; Skin, rat, LD50: 6319 mg/kg. Investigated as a tumorigen, mutagen, reproductive effector.
    Reproductive Toxicity:
    May cause teratogenic effects.
    Carcinogenicity:
    EPA / IRIS classification: Group D1 - Not classifiable as a human carcinogen.
    --------\Cancer Lists\------------------------------------------------------
    ---NTP Carcinogen---
    Ingredient Known Anticipated IARC Category
    ------------------------------------ ----- ----------- -------------
    1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene (120-82-1) No No None


    Don't drink the stuff - but it's not proven to be carcinogenic.
    Toxic yes, but there are more ways to kill you than cancer!
     
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