Nomination Summary for Ethyl lactate and lactate esters (N20125)
Nomination Date: 03/14/2001
Rationale: Ethyl lactate was identified as a specialty solvent with potential increased use in the microelectronic industry, particularly as a replacement for glycol ethers in photoresist mixtures. Ethyl lactate is also a high production volume chemical. No occupational exposure standards exist for ethyl lactate. Toxicology data is lacking.
NTP Principles: not specified