National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Diethylene glycol (N86327)

Diethylene glycol

Specific Substances: Diethylene glycol

Nomination Date: 02/05/1986

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production. Possible metabolic conversion to a potential carcinogen. Lack of carcinogenicity data. Structural interest.

NTP Principles: 3, 8

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 111-46-6

Agent Name: Diethylene glycol

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