National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Isoeugenol (N79302)


Specific Substances: Isoeugenol

Nomination Date: 09/00/1979

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Structural similarity to estragole and safrole; high occupational and consumer exposure; relatively high female industrial exposure; widespread use in fragrances and as a flavoring agent; naturally occurring product. Evidence of genotoxicity in human cells; structurally related to compounds with known or suspect carcinogenic potential. Renominated 10/84.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 97-54-1

Agent Name: Isoeugenol

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