National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Acrylic acid (N86303)

Acrylic acid

Specific Substances: Acrylic acid

Nomination Date: 07/25/1986

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Increasing production and use; lack of adequate chronic and carcinogenicity data; structural interest. Results of limited studies suggest carcinogenic activity.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 4, 5, 8


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CASRN: 79-10-7

Agent Name: Acrylic acid

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