National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Machining fluid constituents 1999 (N20016)

Machining fluid constituents 1999

Specific Substances: 2-Acetylamino-4-methylphenol, Mineral oil, Non-ionizing surfactants, Petroleum sulfonates, Triethanolamine

Nomination Date: 11/10/1999

Nominator: International Union, UAW

Rationale: The UAW is concerned about chemicals and combinations of chemicals (including particulates) found in the industrial environment in substantial levels. The UAW nominations are intended to assist in evaluating hazards and setting standards for inhalation exposure. There is sufficient evidence to conclude that machining fluids are carcinogenic in the occupational setting. The relative toxicity of constituents has not been determined.

NTP Principles: not specified

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: 6375-17-3

Agent Name: 2-Acetylamino-4-methylphenol

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 8012-95-1

Agent Name: Mineral oil

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: SURFACTANTS

Agent Name: Non-ionizing surfactants

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 61789-85-3

Agent Name: Petroleum sulfonates

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 102-71-6

Agent Name: Triethanolamine

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