National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Methyl styryl ketone (N94307)

Methyl styryl ketone

Specific Substances: Methyl styryl ketone, Methyl trans-styryl ketone

Nomination Date: 07/25/1994

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: Human exposure as a synthetic flavoring agent and additive to tobacco during cigarette manufacture; use in fragrances may mean exposure through use in soaps.

NTP Principles: 1, 6, 7

Status: Selected


Agents and Status

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CASRN: 122-57-6

Agent Name: Methyl styryl ketone

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CASRN: 1896-62-4

Agent Name: Methyl trans-styryl ketone

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