National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Formamide (N87312)

Formamide

Specific Substances: Formamide

Nomination Date: 05/00/1987

Nominator: Environmental Defense Fund

Rationale: Potential for human exposure based on extensive use; lack of data for toxicity endpoints and carcinogenicity; structural relationship to acetamide, a liver carcinogen in rats.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 4, 8

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 75-12-7

Agent Name: Formamide

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