National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Quinones (N20807)

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Quinones

Specific Substances: Acenaphthenequinone, 7,12-benzanthraquinone, 5,12-naphthacenequinone, 1,2-Naphthoquinone, 1,4-Naphthoquinone, 9,10-Phenanthrenequinone

Nomination Date: 07/29/2005

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Released into the environment from incomplete combustion of organic materials including wood and fossil fuels; high potency for generating reactive oxygen species; possible role in inflammatory diseases.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Received


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: 82-86-0

Agent Name: Acenaphthenequinone

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CASRN: 2498-66-0

Agent Name: 7,12-benzanthraquinone

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 1090-13-7

Agent Name: 5,12-naphthacenequinone

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 524-42-5

Agent Name: 1,2-Naphthoquinone

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 130-15-4

Agent Name: 1,4-Naphthoquinone

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 84-11-7

Agent Name: 9,10-Phenanthrenequinone

  • No studies are available.
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