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Nomination Summary for Benzotrifluoride (N20301)

Benzotrifluoride

Specific Substances: Benzotrifluoride

Nomination Date: 10/04/2002

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Benzotrifluoride's nomination is based on the following: high production volume industrial use, insufficient toxicity data, increasing production and use as substitute solvent for ozone depleting substances, no occupational exposure limits, and structural similarity to the rodent carcinogen benzotrichloride.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Received


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 98-08-8

Agent Name: Benzotrifluoride

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