National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Isopentane (N84003)


Specific Substances: Isopentane

Nomination Date: 05/25/1984

Nominator: EPA

Rationale: Exposure to gasoline has caused carcinogenic responses in animals; n-butane and isopentane are the substances in gasoline with the highest human exposure potential.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8


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CASRN: 78-78-4

Agent Name: Isopentane

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