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Nomination Summary for Perfluorinated compounds (N90211)

Perfluorinated compounds

Specific Substances: Perfluorobutyric acid, Perfluorodecanoic Acid, Perfluorooctane, Perfluorooctanoic Acid

Nomination Date: 09/03/1990

Nominator: Japan National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS)

Rationale: Perfluorinated compounds are potent peroxisome proliferators and found to induce 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine in the livers of treated rats as in the case of phthalic ester compounds.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

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CASRN: 375-22-4

Agent Name: Perfluorobutyric acid

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 335-76-2

Agent Name: Perfluorodecanoic Acid

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CASRN: 307-34-6

Agent Name: Perfluorooctane

  • No studies are available.

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CASRN: 335-67-1

Agent Name: Perfluorooctanoic Acid

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