National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Methyl-t-butyl-ether (N86201)


Specific Substances: Methyl-t-butyl ether

Nomination Date: 11/08/1985

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Extensive production; increasing use as blending component in gasoline; lack of carcinogenicity data.

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 1634-04-4

Agent Name: Methyl-t-butyl ether

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