National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 1,2,3,4-Butanetetracarboxylic acid (N89104)

1,2,3,4-Butanetetracarboxylic acid

Specific Substances: 1,2,3,4-Butanetetracarboxylic acid

Nomination Date: 09/12/1989

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Potential exposure based on use as substitute for formaldehyde in permanent press treatment of cotton; limited toxicity testing; no long-term studies conducted.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 2, 8


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CASRN: 1703-58-8

Agent Name: 1,2,3,4-Butanetetracarboxylic acid

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