Nomination Summary for Crystalline silica (N94103)
Nominated Substances: Silica, crystalline - quartz
Nomination Date: 04/11/1994
Nominator: Private Individual
Rationale: To establish whether the carcinogenic risk of crystalline silica is because it is a traditional carcinogen that interacts with nuclear macromolecules or because of an epigenetic process associated with cell damage and healing.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: Silica, crystalline - quartz