Nomination Summary for Aluminum contaminants of drinking water (N20025)
Nomination Date: 02/04/2000
Nominator: NIEHS, EPA
Rationale: Aluminum is a listed by the EPA as a drinking water contaminant with a high health research priority. Since aluminum is found in nearly all drinking water and fluoridation may enhance absorption, there is a need for long-term low concentration rodent studies. The effects of aluminum citrate & aluminum fluoride complexes on body burdens of aluminum including the brain need to be evaluated.
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: Aluminum citrate
Agent Name: Aluminum fluoride