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RoC Review of Antimony Trioxide

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Substance Overview

CASRN: 1309-64-4
Listing Status: Topic selected for evaluation

Primary Uses or Exposures

  • Oxide of trivalent (+3) antimony and most commercially significant form of antimony.
  • Primarily used as a synergist for halogenated flame retardants in plastics, rubber, and textiles, all of which are used in a wide variety of consumer products.
  • Also used in the of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics, as an additive in glass and ceramic products and as a catalyst in the chemical industry.
  • People are mainly exposed to antimony trioxide in the workplace. They can potentially be exposed when using consumer products containing antimony trioxide or breathing contaminated air.

Documents

Documents for Antimony Trioxide
Date Document
Sep 09, 2016 Federal Register notice requesting public comment on nominated substances (PDF HTML)
Sep 09, 2016 Concept Document
Jul 31, 2017 Protocol: Methods for Preparing the Draft RoC Monograph on Antimony Trioxide
Aug 17, 2017 Preliminary References
Nov 29, 2017 Draft RoC Monograph
Aug 15, 2018 Revised Draft RoC Monograph
Oct 19, 2018 Final RoC Monograph

Meetings & Events

Listing of related events
Date Event Event Type Materials
Dec 14, 2016

NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting

Board of Scientific Counselors
Jan 24, 2018

Peer Review of the Draft Report on Carcinogens Monograph on Antimony Trioxide

Peer Review Panels - RoC Monographs
Oct 09, 2018

NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting

Board of Scientific Counselors
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Public Comments

List of Public Comments for the Report on Carcinogens
Date Received Commenter(s) Affiliation In Response To
Oct 11, 2016 Caroline Braibant, Geert Krekel, Nathalie Branche International Antimony Association Sep 09, 2016 Federal Register notice
Nov 30, 2016 Caroline Braibant, Geert Krekel, Nathalie Branche International Antimony Association Nov 03, 2016 Federal Register notice
Jan 30, 2017 Caroline Braibant International Antimony Association Nov 03, 2016 Federal Register notice
Jan 30, 2017 Caroline Braibant International Antimony Association Nov 03, 2016 Federal Register notice
Jan 09, 2018 Ahmed Mostafa, M.D., Ryan Surmaitis, D.O., Maricel Dela Cruz, D.O., Michael Greenberg, M.D., Muhammad Khalid, M.D. Division of Medical Toxicology at Drexel University College of Medicine Nov 09, 2017 Federal Register notice
Jan 10, 2018 Caroline Braibant International Antimony Association Nov 09, 2017 Federal Register notice
Jan 10, 2018 Mark Carpels Campine Nov 09, 2017 Federal Register notice
Aug 9, 2018 Caroline Braibant - Human Health: Genotoxicity International Antimony Association
Aug 9, 2018 Caroline Braibant - Human Health: Lung Toxicity and Carcinogenicity International Antimony Association

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