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Nomination Summary for t-butylhydroquinone (N85325)

Nominated Substances: t-Butylhydroquinone

Nomination Date: 07/00/1985

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Potential for increased use because of questions about safety of phenolic antioxidants Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), available carcinogenicity studies not adequate by current standards

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 4

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 1948-33-0

Agent Name: t-Butylhydroquinone