National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 2-Chloro-1-propanol (N81344)


Specific Substances: 2-Chloro-1-propanol

Nomination Date: 04/00/1981

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: The NCI nominated 1-chloro-2-propanol and 2-chloro-1-propanol for carcinogenicity testing. These compounds were nominated from a class study of potential air pollutants that have mutagenic activity in the Salmonella assay. They were also nominated for their potential for human exposure due to their persistence in various foods.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 78-89-7

Agent Name: 2-Chloro-1-propanol

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