National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Turpentine (N20012)


Specific Substances: alpha-Pinene, Turpentine

Nomination Date: 11/10/1999

Nominator: International Union, UAW

Rationale: Widespread occupational and consumer exposure; reports of kidney toxicity in exposed humans; insufficient chronic toxicity information

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 3

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: 80-56-8

Agent Name: alpha-Pinene

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CASRN: 8006-64-2

Agent Name: Turpentine

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