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Nomination Summary for Fuel additives (ETBE and TAME) (N95021)

Nominated Substances: 2-Methyl-2-ethoxypropane (ETBE), Tertiary amyl methyl ether (TAME)

Nomination Date: 02/17/1995

Nominator: Health Effects Institute

Rationale: Use of ethers has increased and is expected to continue to increase with the introduction of reformulated gasoline in 1995. Increase in number of people exposed to ethers; lack of health effects information for ethers such as ETBE and TAME.

NTP Principles: not specified

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

CASRN: 637-92-3

Agent Name: 2-Methyl-2-ethoxypropane (ETBE)

CASRN: 994-05-8

Agent Name: Tertiary amyl methyl ether (TAME)