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Nomination Summary for Dimorpholinodiethyl ether (N20618)

Dimorpholinodiethyl ether

Specific Substances: 2,2'-Dimorpholinodiethyl Ether

Nomination Date: 04/26/2006

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Used in the manufacture of certain foams and adhesives; exposure through vapors and odors. May help to form carcinogen nitrosmorpholine. No information on toxicity of chemical found in available literature; concern that this compound could react with nitrites such as those present in the mouth to form a potent carcinogen, nitrosmorpholine.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected


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CASRN: 6425-39-4

Agent Name: 2,2'-Dimorpholinodiethyl Ether

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