National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Methyl ethyl ketoxime (N84107)

Methyl ethyl ketoxime

Nominated Substances: Methyl ethyl ketoxime

Nomination Date: 07/00/1984

Nominator: EPA

Rationale: Methyl Ethyl Ketoxime (MEKO) is structurally related to acetoxime, a rat carcinogen. Oximes are fairly widely used in industry as antiskinning agents in alkyd coating resins. Oximes have not been well tested leaving gaps in the toxicity information available. Possible occupational hazard.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 96-29-7

Agent Name: Methyl ethyl ketoxime

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