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Nomination Summary for Pennyroyal (N98007)

Nominated Substances: Menthofuran, Pulegone

Nomination Date: 01/00/1998

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: The nomination of pulegone and menthofuran for testing is based on the potential for human exposure and the absence of carcinogenicity data. Pulegone is a major constituent of pennyroyal and menthofuran is one of the metabolites of pulegone.

NTP Principles: 1, 2

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: 494-90-6

Agent Name: Menthofuran

CASRN: 89-82-7

Agent Name: Pulegone