National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Pentaethylenehexamine (N20615)

Pentaethylenehexamine

Specific Substances: Pentaethylenehexamine

Nomination Date: 04/26/2006

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: This chemical has been described as irritating, sensitizing, and corrosive in short-term tests in animals. However there is no information on the subchronic or chronic effects of exposure in humans or animals. Because Pentaethylenehexamine may produce long-term effects in aquatic ecosystems, its release in waste streams is also of concern.

NTP Principles: 1, 6, 7

Status: No Testing


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CASRN: 4067-16-7

Agent Name: Pentaethylenehexamine

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