National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Tung oil (N85324)

Tung oil

Specific Substances: Tung oil

Nomination Date: 04/00/1985

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Widespread use; potent cancer promoter agent. Reactivates and interferes with immune response to herpes virus.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Unknown

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CASRN: 8001-20-5

Agent Name: Tung oil

  • No studies are available.
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