National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 2-Ethylhexyl-p-dimethyl-aminobenzoate (N20108)


Specific Substances: 2-Ethylhexyl-p-dimethyl-aminobenzoate

Nomination Date: 12/14/2000

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: High production volume chemical with industrial and consumer (sunscreen) uses; evidence for phototoxicity and testicular toxicity; limited available toxicity information

NTP Principles: 2, 5, 6, 7

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 21245-02-3

Agent Name: 2-Ethylhexyl-p-dimethyl-aminobenzoate

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