Nomination Summary for Nitrobenzaldehydes (N97024)

Nominated Substances: 2-Nitrobenzaldehyde, 3-Nitrobenzaldehyde, 4-Nitrobenzaldehyde

Nomination Date: 09/30/1997

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: The nomination of 2-, 3-, and 4-nitrobenzaldehydes is based on: 1) their potential for occupational exposures through manufacture and wide use as organic chemical and pharmaceutical intermediates; 2) their estimated occupational exposure; 3) their potential for environmental exposure; 4) their suspicion of carcinogenicity based on nitro-substituted aromatic structure, positive mutagenicity data, and evidence of carcinogenicity associated with structurally related compounds; and 5) lack of chronic toxicity data.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Deferred


Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.


CASRN: 552-89-6

Agent Name: 2-Nitrobenzaldehyde

  • No studies are available.

CASRN: 99-61-6

Agent Name: 3-Nitrobenzaldehyde

  • No studies are available.

CASRN: 555-16-8

Agent Name: 4-Nitrobenzaldehyde

  • No studies are available.