National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Camphor (N86310)


Specific Substances: Camphor, D-Camphor

Nomination Date: 11/08/1985

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Significant human exposure for it's use in over-the-counter preparations, as a plasticizer for cellulose esters and ethers, in varnishes, moth repellents, and as a preservative in cosmetics & pharmaceuticals; insufficient data for the evaluation of potential carcinogenicity

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 8

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 76-22-2

Agent Name: Camphor

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 464-49-3

Agent Name: D-Camphor

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