National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Diethyl phthalate (N20516)

Diethyl phthalate

Specific Substances: Diethyl phthalate

Nomination Date: 05/20/2005

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: There is widespread consumer exposure to diethyl phthalate. Tests in experimental animals reveal endocrine disrupting properties related to reproductive development.

NTP Principles: 1, 6, 7

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 84-66-2

Agent Name: Diethyl phthalate

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