National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Citral (N79476)


Specific Substances: Citral

Nomination Date: 09/00/1979

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Citral is nominated on structural considerations as a representative beta-substituted vinyl aldehyde. Its potential for human exposure is indicated by its widespread use as a flavor and fragrance ingredient.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 1, 3, 4

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 5392-40-5

Agent Name: Citral

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