National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Tetrabromobisphenol A bis(2,3-dibromopropyl Ether) (N20223)

Tetrabromobisphenol A bis(2,3-dibromopropyl Ether)

Specific Substances: Tetrabromobisphenol A-bis(2,3-dibromopropyl ether)

Nomination Date: 07/25/2002

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: High production volume; little toxicity data available; suspicion of carcinogenic potential due to 2,3-dibromo-1-propanol substructure

NTP Principles: 2

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 21850-44-2

Agent Name: Tetrabromobisphenol A-bis(2,3-dibromopropyl ether)

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