National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Ethyl alcohol (N87203)

Ethyl alcohol

Specific Substances: Ethanol

Nomination Date: 10/30/1987

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Epidemiological studies indicate an association between consumption of ethanol-containing beverages and a variety of human cancers.

NTP Principles: 2, 3

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 64-17-5

Agent Name: Ethanol

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