National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Nomination Summary for Polyvinyl alcohol (N87315)

Polyvinyl alcohol

Nominated Substances: Polyvinyl alcohol

Nomination Date: 07/21/1987

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Widespread use as a film used for intravaginal implantation of a spermicide and concern about absorption of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA).

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 9002-89-5

Agent Name: Polyvinyl alcohol

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