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
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Agent Name: 2-Methyl-2-ethoxypropane (ETBE)
Agent Name: Tertiary amyl methyl ether (TAME)