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Nomination Summary for N-Butylbenzenesulfonamide (N21102)

Nominated Substances: N-Butylbenzenesulfonamide

Nomination Date: 11/09/2010

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: NBBS has high production and use as a plasticizer in industrial plastics and other resins. NBBS is not readily biodegradable and numerous reports have shown it to be present in surface water and treated wastewater. The limited toxicological data available for NBBS suggest the potential for neurotoxicity and effects on fertility and fetal development.

NTP Principles: not specified

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CASRN: 3622-84-2

Agent Name: N-Butylbenzenesulfonamide