National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (N79341)

Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate

Specific Substances: Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Ubiquitous component in medical devices, leaching from PVC plastics into biological fluids, is potential toxicological problem

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 1, 3, 8

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 117-81-7

Agent Name: Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate

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