Scientific Review of Tetrafluoroethylene
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Primary Uses or Exposures: Tetrafluroethylene is used in the production of polytetrafluoroethylene and other copolymers.
- Appendix A: Excerpts from the IARC Monograph on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Humans Volume 19 (Some Monomers, Plastics and Synthetic Elastomers, and Acrolein) Tetrafluoroethylene and Polytetrafluoroethylene pp. 285-301, 1979.
- Appendix B: Excerpts from the NTP Technical Report Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Tetrafluoroethylene in F344/N Rats and B6C3Fl Mice (Inhalation Studies) April 1997, pp. 3-32, 69-78.
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (October 30–31, 1997)
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