National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (N20119)

2-Methyltetrahydrofuran

Specific Substances: 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran

Nomination Date: 03/07/2001

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Increasing use in alternative fuels; suspicion of toxicity and carcinogenicity based on structure; limited available toxicity information

NTP Principles: 2, 4

Status: Selected


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CASRN: 96-47-9

Agent Name: 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran

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