National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Diacetone alcohol (N93106)

Diacetone alcohol

Specific Substances: Diacetone alcohol

Nomination Date: 04/15/1993

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: High production volume, widespread and increasing uses of the chemical; the potential for occupational and consumer exposure to the chemical as an atmospheric and surface water contaminant; and through its uses as a solvent and food additive.

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 123-42-2

Agent Name: Diacetone alcohol

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