National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 1,2-Epoxyhexadecane (N79361)


Specific Substances: 1,2-Epoxyhexadecane

Nomination Date: 01/00/1979

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Suspicion of toxicity because of epoxide moiety, data in literature that chemical is carcinogenic

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 4

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 7320-37-8

Agent Name: 1,2-Epoxyhexadecane

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