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Nomination Summary for Luminol (N97022)

Nominated Substances: Luminol

Nomination Date: 09/22/1997

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Luminol is used as a forensic tool for locating trace blood residues at the crime scene. Criminal investigators as well as those who might inhabit the crime scene are exposed to this chemical. However, there is little known about the toxicological effects of luminol.

NTP Principles: not specified


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CASRN: 521-31-3

Agent Name: Luminol