National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for 2-Methylimidazole (N91313)

2-Methylimidazole

Nominated Substances: 2-Methylimidazole

Nomination Date: 05/14/1991

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Widespread use; potential for widespread exposure to humans in food products; lack of toxicity data; suspicion of carcinogenicity.

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Selected


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CASRN: 693-98-1

Agent Name: 2-Methylimidazole

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