National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 2-Ethyl-1,3-hexanediol (N93301)


Specific Substances: 2-Ethyl-1,3-hexanediol

Nomination Date: 04/15/1993

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Limited developmental toxicity studies have been completed, and the results led to EPA action resulting in voluntary cancellation of pesticide registration. Lack of quantitative carcinogenicity data by the oral route; need for reproductive and immunotoxic effects data.

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 94-96-2

Agent Name: 2-Ethyl-1,3-hexanediol

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