National Toxicology Program

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Nomination Summary for Xylenes (N95009)

Xylenes

Specific Substances: m-Xylene, o-Xylene, p-Xylene, Xylenes (mixed)

Nomination Date: 12/30/1994

Nominator: California EPA

Rationale: There are data gaps that should be filled in order to set scientifically-based acute and chronic non-cancer reference exposure levels for use in human and environmental risk assessments; lack of quality acute inhalation data.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing


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: 108-38-3

Agent Name: m-Xylene

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CASRN: 95-47-6

Agent Name: o-Xylene

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CASRN: 106-42-3

Agent Name: p-Xylene

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CASRN: 1330-20-7

Agent Name: Xylenes (mixed)

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