National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Safflower oil (N84322)

Safflower oil

Nominated Substances: Safflower oil, Tricaprylin

Nomination Date: 05/00/1984

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Comparative study of corn oil, safflower oil and tricaprylin to assess potential carcinogenic effects on rat pancreas and to determine which, if any, is more suitable vehicle for gavage carcinogenicity studies

NTP Principles: not specified

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 8001-23-8

Agent Name: Safflower oil

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CASRN: 538-23-8

Agent Name: Tricaprylin

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