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Health hazard alert: 2-nitropropane (2-NP).

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 80-142, 1980 Oct; :1-8
NIOSHTIC No.
00109101
Abstract
Health hazards of 2-nitropropane (79469) are reviewed. Production and exposure to the chemicals are discussed, along with its characteristics. Results from carcinogenic studies are presented. Recommendations for employees, employers and physicians to reduce the hazards of 2-nitropropane are given. The authors conclude that 2-nitropropane is carcinogenic in laboratory rats and is a potential carcinogen in humans.
Keywords
Health-hazards; Industrial-chemicals; Cancer; Safety-measures; Laboratory-animals; Carcinogens
CAS No.
79-46-9
Publication Date
19801001
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Alert
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB81-168411
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 80-142
NIOSH Division
DCDSD
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
MD
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