National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Regulatory Actions for Year 1981




Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

Notice Type Title Summary of Notice NTP Information Cited CASRN
Proposed Rule Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation CPSC proposed rule to ban manufacture or sale in the US.

February 05, 1981 -- 46 FR 11188
NIEHS participation on Task Force to verify findings concerning carcinogenicity of urea formaldehyde. 50-00-0

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Notice Type Title Summary of Notice NTP Information Cited CASRN
Notice Benzidine, o-Tolidine, o-Dianisidine EPA notice that testing under TSCA Section 4 is not required due to adequacy of current testing programs of NTP and other federal agencies.

November 05, 1981 -- 46 FR 55004
Current and planned testing by NTP cited. 92-87-5
119-93-7
Other Alkyl Phthalate and Benzyl Butyle Phthalate EPA notice of preliminary decision not to require testing under TSCA, following receipt of CMA testing proposal.

October 30, 1981 -- 46 FR 53775
NTP conducting mutagenicity, oncogenicity, and reproductive and mitochondrial effects studies of various alkyl phthalate esters. 85-68-7

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