RoC Review of Cumene
Primary Uses or Exposures
- An alkylated benzene that is a natural component of petroleum and can also be synthesized from propylene and benzene.
- Used primarily to produce phenol and acetone (accounting for 98% of all use).
- People are exposed to cumene via inhalation in workplaces that produce or use cumene, and in gasoline-transport-related jobs.
- People are exposed to cumene in their everyday lives primarily via breathing contaminated air as a result of its presence in petroleum and petroleum emissions cigarette smoke.
|Aug 30, 2012||Concept Document|
|Oct 05, 2012||Preliminary Literature Search Strategy and List of References|
|Oct 29, 2012||Final Report on the Cumene (CASRN 98-82-8) Genotoxicity Studies|
|Sep 25, 2013||RoC Monograph|
Meetings & Events
|Mar 21, 2013||
Peer Review of Draft RoC Monographs for 1-Bromopropane and Cumene
|Peer Review Panels - RoC Monographs||
|Jun 25, 2013||
NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting
|Board of Scientific Counselors||
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