National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Diethanolamine (N90210)


Specific Substances: Diethanolamine

Nomination Date: 10/26/1989

Nominator: International Union, UAW

Rationale: Epidemiologic studies of workers exposed to machining fluids by inhalation and skin contact have shown excess mortality from cancer and acute respiratory function deficits.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 111-42-2

Agent Name: Diethanolamine

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