National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Monochloroacetone (N87001)


Specific Substances: Monochloroacetone

Nomination Date: 07/24/1987

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production; potential for exposure; use in tear gas; identified in drinking water sources and industrial discharges from bleaching plants; lack of carcinogenicity data

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 78-95-5

Agent Name: Monochloroacetone

  • No studies are available.
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