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Nomination Summary for Triclosan [3380-34-5] (N20344)

Nominated Substances: Triclosan

Nomination Date: 08/05/2003

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Triclosan, commonly found in consumer and personal care products is contaminated with dioxins and furans and concern that its wide-spread use is resulting in microbial resistance which may result in the development of "super" pathogens. Widespread use in consumer products; frequent and long-term exposure for all age groups; lack of adequate toxicity data for dermal exposures

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 3380-34-5

Agent Name: Triclosan