2-Phenoxyethanol (2PE) Test Results
ITC Designation - Twelfth Report
48 FR 24443; June 1, 1983
Decision Not to Initiate Rulemaking (DNT)
49 FR 21407; May 21, 1984
Project Manager: L. Tahan, B. Fontos, D. Price, R. Locke
Section Chief: F. Benanati, R. Locke
Status: Closed. DNT because of ongoing testing by industry. All tests have been completed. Test results from industry combined with existing EPA data have been forwarded to the Risk Assessment Division for review and disposition.
Announced Receipt of Test Data
An ad hoc group of domestic producers of 2-phenoxyethanol submitted results of a dermal teratology study (rabbits) (49 FR 30114; July 26, 1984, 50 FR 31919; August 7, 1985).
Dow Chemical submitted results of a 90-day dermal toxicity study (rabbits), dermal teratology study (rabbits), and hemolytic tests (rabbits and rats) (52 FR 2152; January 20, 1987).
The National Distillers and Chemical Corporation submitted phototoxicity/contact occlusive patches and repeated insult (humans) (52 FR 27452; July 21, 1987).
Dow Chemical Corporation submitted results of a HGPRT forward mutation assay in CHO cells (52 FR 39560; October 22, 1987).
All test data submitted for 2-PE were derived from voluntary testing programs.