National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Decane (N20341)


Specific Substances: Decane

Nomination Date: 05/19/2003

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widespread industrial use and environmental occurrence as air pollutant; suspicion of carcinogenicity but no adequate carcinogenicity study available

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Deferred

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CASRN: 124-18-5

Agent Name: Decane

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