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Target Organs and Levels of Evidence for TR-150

Bioassay of Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) for Possible Carcinogenicity (CASRN 128-37-0)

Chemical (Study Title)
CASRN
Peer Review DatePrimary UsesRoute/Exposure LevelsStudy Laboratory
Butylated hydroxytoluene
128-37-0
12/13/1978Antioxidant for petroleum and food products; animal feed; food packaging. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.Dosed-Feed
0,3000,6000 PPM/50 PER GROUP
Frederick Cancer Research Facility

Levels of Evidence

Male Rats: Negative
Female Rats: Negative
Male Mice: Negative
Female Mice: Negative