National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Furan (N84304)

Furan

Specific Substances: Furan

Nomination Date: 05/15/1984

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Important commercial chemical. NTP studied by gavage; however, inhalation is the most appropriate route of exposure. Liver effects noted in oral NTP study.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Withdrawn


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 110-00-9

Agent Name: Furan

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