National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for a-Terpineol (N85306)


Specific Substances: alpha-Terpineol

Nomination Date: 02/00/1984

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production and potentially wide exposure. Commercial significance in the wood industries and to represent the terpene compounds (naturally occurring wood chemicals). Structural interest because a-Terpineol is structurally related to alpha-pinene and limonene, which were tumor promoters in mouse skin tests.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8


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CASRN: 98-55-5

Agent Name: alpha-Terpineol

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