National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Formic acid (N82307)

Formic acid

Specific Substances: Formic acid

Nomination Date: 12/00/1981

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential for human exposure, structural relationship to formaldehyde, a known nasal carcinogen in rats

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 64-18-6

Agent Name: Formic acid

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