National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Methacrylonitrile (N86337)


Specific Substances: Methacrylonitrile

Nomination Date: 07/25/1986

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production and extensive use. Structural similarity to acrylonitrile. Lack of chronic or carcinogenicity test data.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 126-98-7

Agent Name: Methacrylonitrile

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