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Nomination Summary for Soluble and insoluble nickel salts (N90002)

Nominated Substances: Nickel (II) oxide, Nickel sulfate hexahydrate, Nickel subsulfide

Nomination Date: 10/12/1989

Nominator: California EPA

Rationale: Need for studies to ascertain the carcinogenic potential of nickel compounds by the oral route. Need dose-response data for low dose extrapolation to establish health-based exposure criteria for humans environmentally exposed to nickel.

NTP Principles: not specified

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

CASRN: 1313-99-1

Agent Name: Nickel (II) oxide

CASRN: 10101-97-0

Agent Name: Nickel sulfate hexahydrate

CASRN: 12035-72-2

Agent Name: Nickel subsulfide