National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/nm-n84004

Nomination Summary for Catechol (N84004)

Catechol

Specific Substances: p-tert-Butylcatechol, Catechol

Nomination Date: 05/08/1984

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: To complete testing on a class of hydroxybenzene chemicals; both catechol and hydroquinone have been shown recently to be possible proximate carcinogens produced by the metabolism of benzene.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

Back to Top

CASRN: 98-29-3

Agent Name: p-tert-Butylcatechol

Back to Top

CASRN: 120-80-9

Agent Name: Catechol

NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.