National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Furfuryl alcohol (N84323)

Furfuryl alcohol

Specific Substances: Furfuryl alcohol

Nomination Date: 05/00/1984

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Furan and furfural are being studied by the NTP in chronic studies. Both have produced liver toxicity. Furfuryl alcohol was studied by the NTP in prechronic studies. Carcinogenicity testing is recommended to complete class study.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Unknown

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CASRN: 98-00-0

Agent Name: Furfuryl alcohol

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