National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Diesel fuel no. 2 (N98019)

Diesel fuel no. 2

Specific Substances: Diesel fuel no. 2

Nomination Date: 08/10/1998

Nominator: NIOSH

Rationale: Diesel fuel No. 2 was nominated for study due to the high number of workers potentially exposed and the high production level of the fuel. Subchronic and chronic inhalation toxicity and carcinogenicity data and developmental toxicity following dermal exposure are lacking. Neurotoxic effects reported following acute inhalation vapor exposure merit additional investigation.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: In Review/Pending

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CASRN: 68476-34-6

Agent Name: Diesel fuel no. 2

  • No studies are available.
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