National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 1-octene (N95030)


Specific Substances: 1-Octene

Nomination Date: 07/25/1995

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: Alpha olefins are used as monomers in the plastics industry and as starting materials for other products. 1-Octene is a high production volume member of this class with potential for worker exposure. No data were found to adequately assess toxicity and carcinogenicity.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 111-66-0

Agent Name: 1-Octene

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