National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Urethane (N87310)

Urethane

Specific Substances: Urethane

Nomination Date: 02/03/1987

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Potential for widespread exposure of the general population to urethane from alcoholic beverages; lack of adequate carcinogenicity data on which meaningful risk assessment analysis may be based.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 1, 4

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 51-79-6

Agent Name: Urethane

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