Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Page Content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Nomination Summary for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Quinones (N20807)

Nominated 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


Agents and Status

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


CASRN: 82-86-0

Agent Name: Acenaphthenequinone