National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for N-butyl nitrite (N89102)

N-butyl nitrite

Specific Substances: n-Butyl nitrite

Nomination Date: 03/28/1989

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High potential for human exposure through surface and ground water; use as a street drug; positive results in Salmonella and mouse lymphoma assays; lack of chronic toxicity data and suspicion of carcinogenicity.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 544-16-1

Agent Name: n-Butyl nitrite

  • No studies are available.
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