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Nomination Summary for Dimethylformamide (DMF) (N87105)

Dimethylformamide (DMF)

Nominated Substances: Dimethylformamide

Nomination Date: 05/05/1987

Nominator: Environmental Defense Fund

Rationale: Data gaps based on the lack of a scientifically well established "no observed adverse effects level" (NOEL) for any endpoint, and insufficient data on the potential genetic toxicity of these compounds. There is potential for direct human ingestion and skin contact through water.

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

Status: No Testing


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CASRN: 68-12-2

Agent Name: Dimethylformamide

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