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.
Agent Name: Nickel (II) oxide
Agent Name: Nickel sulfate hexahydrate
Agent Name: Nickel subsulfide