National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Pentafluoroiodoethane (N20519)


Specific Substances: Pentafluoroiodoethane

Nomination Date: 06/27/2005

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Pentafluoroiodoethane is being considered for many uses, including foam blowing agents, refrigeration, solvent cleaning, and aerosol propulsion. These uses could lead to widespread release into the environment and to the release of iodine. No subchronic or chronic testing information was found in the available literature. Genotoxicity testing could help determine if additional testing is warranted.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 354-64-3

Agent Name: Pentafluoroiodoethane

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