Nomination Summary for Perfluorinated compounds (N90211)
Nomination Date: 09/03/1990
Nominator: Japan National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS)
Rationale: Perfluorinated compounds are potent peroxisome proliferators and found to induce 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine in the livers of treated rats as in the case of phthalic ester compounds.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.
Agent Name: Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA)
Agent Name: Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)