National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for tert-Butyl hydroperoxide (N20211)

tert-Butyl hydroperoxide

Specific Substances: tert-Butyl hydroperoxide

Nomination Date: 02/22/2002

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production volume industrial chemical; evidence for genotoxicity and tumor promotion activity; lack of carcinogenicity data

NTP Principles: 1, 6, 7

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 75-91-2

Agent Name: tert-Butyl hydroperoxide

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