National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Trifluoromethylbenzene (N20606)


Specific Substances: Benzotrifluoride

Nomination Date: 11/16/2005

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production volume and increased use; potential worker exposures; lack of adequate toxicological data; demonstrated toxicity in short-term studies (1, 6, 7)

NTP Principles: 1, 6, 7

Status: Deferred

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 98-08-8

Agent Name: Benzotrifluoride

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