National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Tetrafluoroethylene (N80372)


Specific Substances: Tetrafluoroethylene

Nomination Date: 06/00/1980

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Significant potential for human exposure, lack of test data, high suspicion of carcinogenicity

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Unknown

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CASRN: 116-14-3

Agent Name: Tetrafluoroethylene

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