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Nomination Summary for 4-Methoxy-n-methyl-1,8-naphthalimide (N97026)

Nominated Substances: 4-Methoxy-N-methyl-1,8-naphthalimide

Nomination Date: 09/30/1997

Nominator: NCI

Rationale: The nomination of 4-methoxy-n-methyl-1,8-napthalimide is based on: 1) potential for occupational exposures based on a moderate annual production level; 2) potential for general population environmental exposures based on industrial wastewater and drinking water pollution; 3) lack of genetic and chronic toxicity test data 4) suspicion of carcinogenicity based on naphthalimide-type structure.

NTP Principles: 1, 2

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