National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Dienaldehydes (N93203)


Specific Substances: 2,4-Decadienal, 2,4-Hexadienal

Nomination Date: 06/15/1993

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Found in a variety of foods and food components; known to be lipid peroxidation products found in meat, vegetable and fish oils. Suspected link between exposure to lipid peroxidation products and the development of human cancers.

NTP Principles: 1, 6, 7

Status: Selected

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: 25152-84-5

Agent Name: 2,4-Decadienal

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CASRN: 142-83-6

Agent Name: 2,4-Hexadienal

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