National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Isoeugenol (N85305)


Specific Substances: Isoeugenol

Nomination Date: 10/22/1984

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widespread potential for human exposure through its use as a flavor and fragrance agent and its structural similarity to safrole and estragole, carcinogenic compounds. Relatively high female exposure in industrial settings and evidence of genotoxicity in human cells.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 97-54-1

Agent Name: Isoeugenol

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