National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Synthetic polymer process emissions 1999 (N20022)

Synthetic polymer process emissions 1999

Specific Substances: 2-Ethylhexanol, Formaldehyde, Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide, Phenol-formaldehyde resin dust, Polyester-polystyrene dust [in combination with fibrous glass]

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.

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: 104-76-7

Agent Name: 2-Ethylhexanol

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CASRN: 50-00-0

Agent Name: Formaldehyde

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CASRN: 1338-23-4

Agent Name: Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide

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CASRN: 9003-35-4

Agent Name: Phenol-formaldehyde resin dust

  • No studies are available.

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Agent Name: Polyester-polystyrene dust [in combination with fibrous glass]

  • No studies are available.
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