National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Formaldehyde (N79334)

Formaldehyde

Nominated Substances: Formaldehyde

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: CPSC, NCI, NIOSH, OSHA

Rationale: High production, worker & consumer exposure, animal carcinogen/mutagen, regulatory interest

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 4, 8


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 50-00-0

Agent Name: Formaldehyde

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