National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for N-Butane (N84106)


Nominated Substances: n-Butane

Nomination Date: 05/25/1984

Nominator: EPA

Rationale: N-Butane is an alkane and one substance in gasoline with the highest human exposure potential. Exposure to gasoline has caused carcinogenic responses in animals.

NTP Principles: not specified

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CASRN: 106-97-8

Agent Name: n-Butane

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