Bioassay of allyl chloride for possible carcinogenicity.

  • Published 1978 in
    National Cancer Institute carcinogenesis…


A bioassay for possible carcinogenicity of technical-grade allyl chloride (3-chloropropene) was conducted using Osborne-Mendel rats and B6C3F1 mice. At initiation of the study the rats were approximately 6 weeks old and the mice approximately 5 weeks old. Allyl chloride in corn oil was administered by gavage to two groups of each species for 5 days a week… (More)