National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Acrylamide & Glycidamide (N20322)

Acrylamide & Glycidamide

Specific Substances: Acrylamide, Glycidamide

Nomination Date: 11/13/2002

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Inadequate information available to accurately assess human health risks from exposure to acrylamide in foodstuffs; a properly designed well-conducted, GLP-compliant bioassay with appropriate ancillary studies is needed to provide dose response information and account for the food matrix through which humans are exposed

NTP Principles: 2

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 79-06-1

Agent Name: Acrylamide

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CASRN: 5694-00-8

Agent Name: Glycidamide

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