National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Asphalt fumes (N97019)

Asphalt fumes

Specific Substances: Asphalt fumes

Nomination Date: 07/11/1997

Nominator: NIOSH

Rationale: NIOSH believes that asphalt fumes should be considered for toxicological assessments by the NTP because of the numbers of workers potentially exposed, the severity and scope of the potential effects, and because of unresolved questions regarding the effects of exposure.

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 5

Status: No Testing

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 8052-42-4

Agent Name: Asphalt fumes

  • No studies are available.
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