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TDMS Study 88007-05 Pathology Tables

NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23

                                                    FINAL #1 CORE STUDY RATS




       Facility:  Battelle Columbus Laboratory

       Chemical CAS #:  7632-00-0

       Lock Date:  03/20/98

       Cage Range:  All

       Reasons For Removal:    All

       Removal Date Range:     All

       Treatment Groups:       Include All


































Note:  Animals arranged according to days on test

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NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 1| 1| 4| 4| 6| 9| 0| 4| 4| 6| 6| 6| 6| 9| 9| 1| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 7| 8| 7| 6| 1| 4| 8| 1| 2| 9| 9| 3| 4| 4| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0.0%                                   | 1| 2| 1| 1| 1| 2| 1| 3| 0| 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 0| 1| 4| 0| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 0| 1|             
                                           | 1| 7| 7| 5| 0| 6| 3| 1| 5| 2| 0| 8| 9| 5| 6| 2| 4| 1| 4| 9| 8| 0| 8| 2| 4|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                                                 +        +     +        +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Oral Mucosa                             |                               +                                          |             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                               X                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                                     X                                    |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |    X                 X  X  X     X  X        X  X     X     X  X  X     X|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                                                       X                  |             
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                                                X         |             
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                                                                          |             
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |       X                                                                  |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | M  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |             
      Carcinoma                            |             X                                                            |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 1| 1| 4| 4| 6| 9| 0| 4| 4| 6| 6| 6| 6| 9| 9| 1| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 7| 8| 7| 6| 1| 4| 8| 1| 2| 9| 9| 3| 4| 4| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0.0%                                   | 1| 2| 1| 1| 1| 2| 1| 3| 0| 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 0| 1| 4| 0| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 0| 1|             
                                           | 1| 7| 7| 5| 0| 6| 3| 1| 5| 2| 0| 8| 9| 5| 6| 2| 4| 1| 4| 9| 8| 0| 8| 2| 4|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Adenocarcinoma                       |          X                                                               |             
      Polyp Stromal                        |                                                                   X      |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |    +                    +                                                |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |             
      Adenoma, Multiple                    |                                                                   X      |             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |             
      Fibroadenoma                         |       X              X        X  X        X                          X  X|             
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |                                     X              X  X                  |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basal Cell Carcinoma                 |    X                                                                     |             
      Fibroma                              |                                                 X                        |             
      Hemangiopericytoma                   | X                                                                        |             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                     X                                    |             
      Trichoepithelioma                    |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                        X                          X      |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             


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NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 1| 1| 4| 4| 6| 9| 0| 4| 4| 6| 6| 6| 6| 9| 9| 1| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 3| 7| 8| 7| 6| 1| 4| 8| 1| 2| 9| 9| 3| 4| 4| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0.0%                                   | 1| 2| 1| 1| 1| 2| 1| 3| 0| 3| 2| 0| 3| 3| 0| 1| 4| 0| 0| 0| 2| 3| 3| 0| 1|             
                                           | 1| 7| 7| 5| 0| 6| 3| 1| 5| 2| 0| 8| 9| 5| 6| 2| 4| 1| 4| 9| 8| 0| 8| 2| 4|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS - cont                   |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |    X        X  X        X  X        X        X        X                 X|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|     A      |
    0.0%                                   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4|     L      |
                                           | 2| 3| 3| 4| 7| 0| 1| 6| 8| 9| 0| 3| 7| 6| 8| 9| 1| 4| 5| 9| 6| 2| 3| 5| 7|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                         +              +                    +            |   7        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oral Mucosa                             |                                                                          |   1        |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                             X            |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                X        X                                            X   |          4 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               | X  X                 X  X  X     X  X  X  X           X     X            |         24 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |       X                    X  X           X  X                          X|          7 |
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                                          X               |          2 |
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                                                                      X   |          1 |
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|     A      |
    0.0%                                   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4|     L      |
                                           | 2| 3| 3| 4| 7| 0| 1| 6| 8| 9| 0| 3| 7| 6| 8| 9| 1| 4| 5| 9| 6| 2| 3| 5| 7|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |
      Adenoma                              | X     X     X        X                                X  X     X     X   |          8 |
      Carcinoma                            |                            X                                             |          2 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenocarcinoma                       |                X                                                         |          2 |
      Polyp Stromal                        |                            X     X     X           X                 X  X|          7 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |   2        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                           X                              |          1 |
      Adenoma, Multiple                    |                                                                          |          1 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                           X                              |          1 |
      Fibroadenoma                         |                               X              X     X  X  X     X        X|         14 |
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |             X                          X        X                    X   |          7 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Basal Cell Carcinoma                 |                                                                          |          1 |
      Fibroma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Hemangiopericytoma                   |                                                                          |          1 |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Trichoepithelioma                    |                                                    X                     |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                                                         X|          3 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|     A      |
    0.0%                                   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 5| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4|     L      |
                                           | 2| 3| 3| 4| 7| 0| 1| 6| 8| 9| 0| 3| 7| 6| 8| 9| 1| 4| 5| 9| 6| 2| 3| 5| 7|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 | X                    X        X  X           X                       X   |         15 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 4| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 8| 3| 4| 0| 1| 4| 5| 6| 6| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 2| 0| 6| 1| 9| 6| 8| 1| 2| 5| 6| 0| 5| 0| 6| 6| 8| 3| 8| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0.075%                                 | 6| 7| 8| 9| 6| 7| 9| 5| 9| 6| 5| 9| 8| 5| 9| 8| 5| 7| 6| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 5|             
                                           | 4| 2| 3| 5| 9| 8| 3| 5| 2| 6| 9| 0| 5| 7| 6| 9| 4| 9| 5| 2| 1| 5| 7| 7| 3|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  A  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  A  +  +  A  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  A  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  A  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |    +                             +                                +      |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Oral Mucosa                             |                         +                                                |             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                         X                                                |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Tongue                                  |             +                                            +               |             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |             X                                                            |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                   X                                                      |             
      Carcinoma                            |    X                                                                     |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                                                             X            |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  M  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |       X     X     X  X  X        X              X  X  X  X  X     X     X|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                X        X                                                |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                  X                       X               |             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |             
      Bilateral, Adenoma                   |                                                             X            |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 4| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 8| 3| 4| 0| 1| 4| 5| 6| 6| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 2| 0| 6| 1| 9| 6| 8| 1| 2| 5| 6| 0| 5| 0| 6| 6| 8| 3| 8| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0.075%                                 | 6| 7| 8| 9| 6| 7| 9| 5| 9| 6| 5| 9| 8| 5| 9| 8| 5| 7| 6| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 5|             
                                           | 4| 2| 3| 5| 9| 8| 3| 5| 2| 6| 9| 0| 5| 7| 6| 9| 4| 9| 5| 2| 1| 5| 7| 7| 3|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Granulosa Cell Tumor Benign          |    X                                                                     |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                           X                              |             
      Polyp Stromal                        | X  X           X                                                         |             
      Cervix, Carcinoma                    |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Vagina                                  |                            +                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |    +                                                                     |             
      Mediastinal, Carcinoma, Metastatic,  |                                                                          |             
           Adrenal Cortex                  |    X                                                                     |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                             X            |             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |             
      Fibroadenoma                         |          X        X  X     X           X  X     X                    X  X|             
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |                                              X     X  X     X            |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pinna, Melanoma Malignant            |                                                                X         |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                  X                                       |             
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Adrenal Cortex|    X                                                                     |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     |                            +                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 4| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 8| 3| 4| 0| 1| 4| 5| 6| 6| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 2| 0| 6| 1| 9| 6| 8| 1| 2| 5| 6| 0| 5| 0| 6| 6| 8| 3| 8| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
    0.075%                                 | 6| 7| 8| 9| 6| 7| 9| 5| 9| 6| 5| 9| 8| 5| 9| 8| 5| 7| 6| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 5|             
                                           | 4| 2| 3| 5| 9| 8| 3| 5| 2| 6| 9| 0| 5| 7| 6| 9| 4| 9| 5| 2| 1| 5| 7| 7| 3|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                X  X           X     X  X  X                              |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|     A      |
    0.075%                                 | 5| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 0| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 1| 6| 8| 8| 0| 1| 8| 0| 2| 3| 8| 1| 3| 4| 6| 2| 4| 1| 4| 9|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  44        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |          +                                                     +         |   5        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oral Mucosa                             |                                                                          |   1        |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tongue                                  |                                                                          |   2        |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                                                                      X   |          2 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | M  M  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  43        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |       X           X  X        X  X     X     X  X  X  X  X           X   |         25 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                   X     X                                                |          4 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|     A      |
    0.075%                                 | 5| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 0| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 1| 6| 8| 8| 0| 1| 8| 0| 2| 3| 8| 1| 3| 4| 6| 2| 4| 1| 4| 9|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      Adenoma                              | X        X  X                                X        X           X      |          8 |
      Carcinoma                            |                         X                                                |          1 |
      Bilateral, Adenoma                   |                                  X                                       |          2 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Granulosa Cell Tumor Benign          |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Polyp Stromal                        |                                                                          |          3 |
      Cervix, Carcinoma                    |                                                          X               |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Vagina                                  |                                                                          |   1        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |   1        |
      Mediastinal, Carcinoma, Metastatic,  |                                                                          |            |
           Adrenal Cortex                  |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                             X            |          1 |
      Fibroadenoma                         |             X     X        X                                         X  X|         14 |
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               | X     X                 X     X  X           X  X     X     X            |         13 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pinna, Melanoma Malignant            |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|     A      |
    0.075%                                 | 5| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 8| 9| 0| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 6| 7| 0| 7| 0| 1| 6| 8| 8| 0| 1| 8| 0| 2| 3| 8| 1| 3| 4| 6| 2| 4| 1| 4| 9|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                                       X                  |          2 |
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Adrenal Cortex|                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |                                                                          |   1        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |             X                                      X        X           X|         10 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 4| 4| 5| 9| 2| 2| 3| 5| 6| 8| 9| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 1| 1| 4| 6| 4| 6| 8| 8| 8| 7| 6| 3| 7| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    0.15%                                  | 2| 1| 4| 0| 3| 4| 2| 0| 3| 1| 1| 0| 1| 3| 0| 1| 3| 4| 4| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 2|             
                                           | 2| 8| 0| 2| 1| 8| 0| 7| 2| 9| 0| 6| 1| 6| 8| 2| 9| 2| 9| 1| 4| 9| 5| 7| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibroma                              |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leiomyoma                            |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |             +                                                  +     +   |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Tongue                                  |                         +                                                |             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                         X                                                |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                     X                                    |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |       X        X           X     X     X     X  X     X                 X|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                         X  X           X  X              X               |             
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |                                     X                                    |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                   X      |             
      Bilateral, Adenoma                   |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Schwannoma Malignant                 |                               X                                          |             
      Sertoli Cell Tumor Malignant         |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 4| 4| 5| 9| 2| 2| 3| 5| 6| 8| 9| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 1| 1| 4| 6| 4| 6| 8| 8| 8| 7| 6| 3| 7| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    0.15%                                  | 2| 1| 4| 0| 3| 4| 2| 0| 3| 1| 1| 0| 1| 3| 0| 1| 3| 4| 4| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 2|             
                                           | 2| 8| 0| 2| 1| 8| 0| 7| 2| 9| 0| 6| 1| 6| 8| 2| 9| 2| 9| 1| 4| 9| 5| 7| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Polyp Stromal                        |                   X           X                          X              X|             
      Sarcoma Stromal                      |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                      +                                                   |             
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Lung          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |             
      Fibroadenoma                         |    X              X                 X        X     X           X     X   |             
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |                X                 X              X     X                  |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibroma                              |                                                                          |             
      Lipoma                               |          X                                                               |             
      Subcutaneous Tissue, Fibroma         |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Astrocytoma Malignant                | X                                                                        |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                      +                                                   |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spinal Cord                             |                      +                                                   |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                                                      X   |             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Carcinoma       |                                                                          |             
      Sarcoma                              |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     |                                                                +         |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Zymbal's Gland                          |       +     +                                                            |             
      Carcinoma                            |             X                                                            |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 4| 4| 5| 9| 2| 2| 3| 5| 6| 8| 9| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 7| 1| 1| 4| 6| 4| 6| 8| 8| 8| 7| 6| 3| 7| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    0.15%                                  | 2| 1| 4| 0| 3| 4| 2| 0| 3| 1| 1| 0| 1| 3| 0| 1| 3| 4| 4| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 2|             
                                           | 2| 8| 0| 2| 1| 8| 0| 7| 2| 9| 0| 6| 1| 6| 8| 2| 9| 2| 9| 1| 4| 9| 5| 7| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Nephroblastoma                       |    X                                                                     |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                      X                                                   |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|     A      |
    0.15%                                  | 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 5|     L      |
                                           | 4| 5| 9| 0| 5| 7| 8| 3| 4| 6| 3| 5| 3| 4| 6| 3| 6| 7| 8| 3| 4| 1| 5| 7| 0|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Fibroma                              |                               X                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Leiomyoma                            |                                           X                              |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                            +  +                 +                       +|   7        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tongue                                  |                                                                          |   1        |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  M  +  M|  45        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               | X  X  X  X  X              X                          X  X               |         17 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                                  X  X  X  X                             X|         10 |
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M|  49        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|     A      |
    0.15%                                  | 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 5|     L      |
                                           | 4| 5| 9| 0| 5| 7| 8| 3| 4| 6| 3| 5| 3| 4| 6| 3| 6| 7| 8| 3| 4| 1| 5| 7| 0|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
      Adenoma                              |       X           X     X                                         X      |          5 |
      Bilateral, Adenoma                   |          X                                                               |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Schwannoma Malignant                 |                                                                          |          1 |
      Sertoli Cell Tumor Malignant         |                      X                                                   |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Polyp Stromal                        |    X                                   X     X     X                     |          8 |
      Sarcoma Stromal                      |                                  X                                       |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                     +                                    |   2        |
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Lung          |                                     X                                    |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Carcinoma                            |             X                                         X                  |          2 |
      Fibroadenoma                         |    X                          X        X  X     X  X     X  X     X  X  X|         18 |
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               | X        X     X     X  X  X     X           X                 X         |         13 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Fibroma                              |             X                                                            |          1 |
      Lipoma                               |                                     X                                    |          2 |
      Subcutaneous Tissue, Fibroma         |                                        X                                 |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Astrocytoma Malignant                |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peripheral Nerve                        |                                                                          |   1        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spinal Cord                             |                                                                          |   1        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|     A      |
    0.15%                                  | 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 5|     L      |
                                           | 4| 5| 9| 0| 5| 7| 8| 3| 4| 6| 3| 5| 3| 4| 6| 3| 6| 7| 8| 3| 4| 1| 5| 7| 0|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                X                                   X                     |          3 |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Carcinoma       |                                     X                                    |          1 |
      Sarcoma                              |                                     X                                    |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |                                                                          |   1        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Zymbal's Gland                          |                                                                          |   2        |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Nephroblastoma                       |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                                                                          |          1 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 4| 4| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 6| 6| 7| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 5| 8| 8| 9| 0| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 5| 4| 3| 4| 6| 7| 9| 8| 0| 0| 4| 4| 5| 8| 3| 3| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    0.30%                                  | 6| 9| 9| 8| 5| 6| 5| 9| 7| 7| 8| 9| 8| 5| 8| 7| 9| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8|             
                                           | 4| 4| 8| 1| 1| 9| 7| 3| 2| 7| 0| 5| 6| 8| 7| 6| 6| 3| 4| 2| 8| 4| 8| 4| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                                                       +           +      |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Squamous Cell Papilloma              |                X                                                         |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                              X                           |             
      Carcinoma                            |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                                        X                                 |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |             X  X  X           X  X  X  X                 X              X|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Bilateral, C-Cell, Adenoma           |                                                                          |             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                            X                          X        X        X|             
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                                                          |             
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Clitoral Gland                          | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                               X           X           X                  |             
      Carcinoma                            |                X                                                         |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 4| 4| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 6| 6| 7| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 5| 8| 8| 9| 0| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 5| 4| 3| 4| 6| 7| 9| 8| 0| 0| 4| 4| 5| 8| 3| 3| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    0.30%                                  | 6| 9| 9| 8| 5| 6| 5| 9| 7| 7| 8| 9| 8| 5| 8| 7| 9| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8|             
                                           | 4| 4| 8| 1| 1| 9| 7| 3| 2| 7| 0| 5| 6| 8| 7| 6| 6| 3| 4| 2| 8| 4| 8| 4| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Polyp Stromal                        |                            X                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                            +                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Zymbal's Gland|       X                                                                  |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                       X                  |             
      Carcinoma                            | X                             X                                          |             
      Fibroadenoma                         |                X     X  X  X        X     X  X  X        X  X     X     X|             
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |                                        X                             X   |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basal Cell Adenoma                   |             X                                                            |             
      Basal Cell Carcinoma                 |                         X                                                |             
      Fibroma                              |                                        X                                 |             
      Fibrosarcoma                         |                                                                          |             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                           X                              |             
      Pinna, Melanoma Malignant            |                                                             X            |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                                          X               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Metastatic, |                                                                          |             
           Skin                            |                                           X                              |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     |                                           +  +                           |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         |                      +                                                   |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Zymbal's Gland                          |       +              +                                                   |             
      Carcinoma                            |       X                                                                  |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 3| 4| 4| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 6| 6| 7| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 5| 8| 8| 9| 0| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
                                           | 1| 5| 4| 3| 4| 6| 7| 9| 8| 0| 0| 4| 4| 5| 8| 3| 3| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|             
    0.30%                                  | 6| 9| 9| 8| 5| 6| 5| 9| 7| 7| 8| 9| 8| 5| 8| 7| 9| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8|             
                                           | 4| 4| 8| 1| 1| 9| 7| 3| 2| 7| 0| 5| 6| 8| 7| 6| 6| 3| 4| 2| 8| 4| 8| 4| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Renal Tubule, Adenoma                |                                                                         X|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 4| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|     A      |
    0.30%                                  | 9| 9| 0| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9|     L      |
                                           | 1| 2| 0| 6| 1| 3| 5| 7| 3| 9| 2| 5| 0| 9| 2| 5| 9| 0| 6| 0| 1| 5| 3| 8| 7|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |       +                                                                 +|   4        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Squamous Cell Papilloma              |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                                                          X               |          2 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | M  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  46        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |    X     X           X  X  X           X     X     X     X     X  X  X   |         21 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Bilateral, C-Cell, Adenoma           |                                  X                                       |          1 |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                                              X                       X   |          6 |
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                                                      X   |          1 |
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |                                           X                              |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 4| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|     A      |
    0.30%                                  | 9| 9| 0| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9|     L      |
                                           | 1| 2| 0| 6| 1| 3| 5| 7| 3| 9| 2| 5| 0| 9| 2| 5| 9| 0| 6| 0| 1| 5| 3| 8| 7|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Clitoral Gland                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          3 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Ovary                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Uterus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Polyp Stromal                        |                X                       X        X  X           X        X|          7 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |   1        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Zymbal's Gland|                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                           X                 X            |          3 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          2 |
      Fibroadenoma                         |                      X              X              X  X  X     X     X  X|         20 |
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |       X                       X  X                                       |          5 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Basal Cell Adenoma                   |                                                                          |          1 |
      Basal Cell Carcinoma                 |                                                                          |          1 |
      Fibroma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Fibrosarcoma                         |                   X                                                      |          1 |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Pinna, Melanoma Malignant            |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                      X                                                   |          2 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS FEMALE                 | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 3| 3| 4| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|     A      |
    0.30%                                  | 9| 9| 0| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9|     L      |
                                           | 1| 2| 0| 6| 1| 3| 5| 7| 3| 9| 2| 5| 0| 9| 2| 5| 9| 0| 6| 0| 1| 5| 3| 8| 7|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Metastatic, |                                                                          |            |
           Skin                            |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |                                                       +                  |   3        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         |                                                                          |   1        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Zymbal's Gland                          |                                                                          |   2        |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Renal Tubule, Adenoma                |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                         X                                                |          1 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 2| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 5| 0| 8| 8| 2| 2| 5| 7| 8| 8| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 6| 8| 8| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 2| 0| 6| 9| 3| 9| 8| 3| 9| 9| 5| 0| 0| 4| 1| 6| 8| 6| 0| 3| 4| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0.0%                                   | 3| 1| 0| 3| 1| 1| 4| 4| 0| 2| 0| 2| 4| 2| 3| 1| 0| 2| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 4| 5| 8| 2| 8| 0| 1| 0| 4| 0| 5| 1| 4| 5| 5| 3| 6| 6| 6| 3| 4| 3| 2| 7| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |             
           Heart                           |          X                                                               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |             
           Heart                           |          X                                                               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |       +           +                          +  +  +                     |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Oral Mucosa                             |                                           +                              |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Squamous Cell Papilloma              |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leiomyosarcoma                       |                               X                                          |             
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |             
           Heart                           |          X                                                               |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Schwannoma Malignant                 |          X                                                               |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pheochromocytoma Malignant           |                                                                          |             
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                                     X                                    |             
      Bilateral, Pheochromocytoma Benign   |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                         X|             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  M  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |                            X                 X        X                 X|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                                     X           X                    X   |             
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                                                X         |             
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                                                       X                  |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

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                                           | 2| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 5| 0| 8| 8| 2| 2| 5| 7| 8| 8| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 6| 8| 8| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 2| 0| 6| 9| 3| 9| 8| 3| 9| 9| 5| 0| 0| 4| 1| 6| 8| 6| 0| 3| 4| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

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                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0.0%                                   | 3| 1| 0| 3| 1| 1| 4| 4| 0| 2| 0| 2| 4| 2| 3| 1| 0| 2| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 4| 5| 8| 2| 8| 0| 1| 0| 4| 0| 5| 1| 4| 5| 5| 3| 6| 6| 6| 3| 4| 3| 2| 7| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |                                                          X               |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Carcinoma                            |    X        X                                                            |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma|       X        X     X     X     X  X  X     X  X  X  X     X  X  X  X   |             
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           |             X     X     X     X           X              X              X|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                +              +        +           +     +               |             
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Thyroid Gland |                                                          X               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | M  M  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibroadenoma                         |                         X           X                                    |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basal Cell Carcinoma                 |                                                             X            |             
      Fibrosarcoma                         |                                                                          |             
      Keratoacanthoma                      |       X                                                                  |             
      Lipoma                               |                                                             X            |             

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 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Maxilla, Osteosarcoma                |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                                                      X   |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

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                                           | 2| 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 5| 0| 8| 8| 2| 2| 5| 7| 8| 8| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4| 6| 8| 8| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 2| 0| 6| 9| 3| 9| 8| 3| 9| 9| 5| 0| 0| 4| 1| 6| 8| 6| 0| 3| 4| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0.0%                                   | 3| 1| 0| 3| 1| 1| 4| 4| 0| 2| 0| 2| 4| 2| 3| 1| 0| 2| 1| 4| 1| 0| 1| 1| 1|             
                                           | 4| 5| 8| 2| 8| 0| 1| 0| 4| 0| 5| 1| 4| 5| 5| 3| 6| 6| 6| 3| 4| 3| 2| 7| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Thyroid Gland |                                                          X               |             
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |             
           Heart                           |          X                                                               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Zymbal's Gland                          |                                  +                                       |             
      Carcinoma                            |                                  X                                       |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Transitional Epithelium, Papilloma   |                                           X                              |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |       X     X  X     X           X     X  X  X  X  X                     |             
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |                   X                                                      |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     A      |
    0.0%                                   | 3| 3| 4| 4| 0| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 4| 4| 4| 5| 0| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|     L      |
                                           | 0| 8| 2| 7| 1| 7| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 9| 9| 6| 8| 9| 0| 2| 8| 1| 3| 6| 7| 5|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |            |
           Heart                           |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |            |
           Heart                           |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               | +  +           +                                +              +  +      |  11        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oral Mucosa                             |                +                                                         |   2        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Squamous Cell Papilloma              |                      X                                                   |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leiomyosarcoma                       |                                                                          |          1 |
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |            |
           Heart                           |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Schwannoma Malignant                 |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pheochromocytoma Malignant           |                                                                X         |          1 |
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |    X                       X              X              X               |          5 |
      Bilateral, Pheochromocytoma Benign   |                                  X                                       |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                               X                 X           X            |          4 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                X         |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +|  45        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     A      |
    0.0%                                   | 3| 3| 4| 4| 0| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 4| 4| 4| 5| 0| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|     L      |
                                           | 0| 8| 2| 7| 1| 7| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 9| 9| 6| 8| 9| 0| 2| 8| 1| 3| 6| 7| 5|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |             X     X  X              X  X  X  X     X           X         |         13 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      | X  X                    X  X  X                    X  X        X        X|         12 |
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                     X                                    |          2 |
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                                                                          |          1 |
      Follicular Cell, Carcinoma           |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Carcinoma                            |                X                 X                 X                     |          5 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma| X  X  X     X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X     X     X  X  X  X  X|         37 |
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           |          X                                         X     X               |         10 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |   5        |
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Thyroid Gland |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  45        |
      Fibroadenoma                         |                                           X                              |          3 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Basal Cell Carcinoma                 |                                                                          |          1 |
      Fibrosarcoma                         |             X                                                            |          1 |
      Keratoacanthoma                      |                               X                                          |          2 |
      Lipoma                               |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     A      |
    0.0%                                   | 3| 3| 4| 4| 0| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 4| 4| 4| 5| 0| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4|     L      |
                                           | 0| 8| 2| 7| 1| 7| 9| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 9| 9| 6| 8| 9| 0| 2| 8| 1| 3| 6| 7| 5|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM - cont             |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Maxilla, Osteosarcoma                |                X                                                         |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                 +                        |   1        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                                    X                     |          2 |
      Carcinoma, Metastatic, Thyroid Gland |                                                                          |          1 |
      Schwannoma Malignant, Metastatic,    |                                                                          |            |
           Heart                           |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Zymbal's Gland                          |                                                                          |   1        |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Transitional Epithelium, Papilloma   |                                                                          |          1 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |       X           X        X        X  X  X           X                  |         17 |
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |       X                                         X                        |          3 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 1| 8| 8| 5| 8| 0| 4| 4| 6| 8| 9| 9| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 5| 0| 1| 2| 2| 1| 1| 6| 9| 0| 1| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0.075%                                 | 5| 6| 5| 7| 6| 8| 6| 6| 9| 8| 5| 6| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|             
                                           | 9| 2| 5| 1| 6| 5| 0| 9| 9| 7| 1| 5| 3| 4| 6| 8| 7| 8| 0| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 0|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                          X               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | A  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                   +              +           +     +                 +   |             
      Fat, Sarcoma                         |                                                                      X   |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Acinus, Adenocarcinoma               |                         X                                                |             
      Acinus, Carcinoma                    |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pheochromocytoma Malignant           |       X                                                                  |             
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |       X                    X  X     X     X                 X  X         |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |       X              X        X     X        X  X                       X|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                                        X                    X            |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                             X            |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 1| 8| 8| 5| 8| 0| 4| 4| 6| 8| 9| 9| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 5| 0| 1| 2| 2| 1| 1| 6| 9| 0| 1| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0.075%                                 | 5| 6| 5| 7| 6| 8| 6| 6| 9| 8| 5| 6| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|             
                                           | 9| 2| 5| 1| 6| 5| 0| 9| 9| 7| 1| 5| 3| 4| 6| 8| 7| 8| 0| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 0|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma|          X  X     X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X|             
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           |                X                                                         |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                      +     +     +                                +      |             
      Deep Cervical, Histiocytic Sarcoma   |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibrosarcoma                         |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                            X                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  M  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibroadenoma                         |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Basal Cell Adenoma                   |                                                                          |             
      Fibroma                              |                                                          X               |             
      Keratoacanthoma                      |                            X                                            X|             
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |    X                                                                     |             
      Trichoepithelioma                    |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                            X                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                                                          |             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     | +                                                                        |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Harderian Gland                         |                            +                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 4| 4| 4| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 1| 8| 8| 5| 8| 0| 4| 4| 6| 8| 9| 9| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 5| 0| 1| 2| 2| 1| 1| 6| 9| 0| 1| 3| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
    0.075%                                 | 5| 6| 5| 7| 6| 8| 6| 6| 9| 8| 5| 6| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8|             
                                           | 9| 2| 5| 1| 6| 5| 0| 9| 9| 7| 1| 5| 3| 4| 6| 8| 7| 8| 0| 2| 3| 4| 7| 8| 0|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                            X                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                            X                                             |             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |          X     X     X  X        X                    X           X      |             
      Lymphoma Malignant                   |                                                 X                        |             
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |                   X                                         X            |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     A      |
    0.075%                                 | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 3| 4| 8| 1| 7| 0| 7| 3| 4| 6| 9| 1| 2| 6| 2| 4| 6| 8| 2| 1| 5| 9| 0| 3| 5|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                                           +                       +      |   7        |
      Fat, Sarcoma                         |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Acinus, Adenocarcinoma               |                                                                         X|          2 |
      Acinus, Carcinoma                    |                                                                         X|          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pheochromocytoma Malignant           |                                                                          |          1 |
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |    X                    X  X                                             |         10 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |    X  X        X           X                          X           X      |         13 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |             X  X        X                    X  X        X               |          8 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     A      |
    0.075%                                 | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 3| 4| 8| 1| 7| 0| 7| 3| 4| 6| 9| 1| 2| 6| 2| 4| 6| 8| 2| 1| 5| 9| 0| 3| 5|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              | X              X                                      X                  |          3 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma| X  X     X  X  X  X  X  X     X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X|         44 |
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           |       X                                                                  |          2 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |   4        |
      Deep Cervical, Histiocytic Sarcoma   |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Fibrosarcoma                         |    X                                                                     |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
      Fibroadenoma                         |    X              X     X     X                       X                  |          5 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Basal Cell Adenoma                   |                                     X                                    |          1 |
      Fibroma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Keratoacanthoma                      |                            X                                             |          3 |
      Squamous Cell Carcinoma              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Trichoepithelioma                    |                                              X                           |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     A      |
    0.075%                                 | 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 0| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 3| 4| 8| 1| 7| 0| 7| 3| 4| 6| 9| 1| 2| 6| 2| 4| 6| 8| 2| 1| 5| 9| 0| 3| 5|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - cont                 |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                   X                                X     X               |          3 |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |                                                                          |   1        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Harderian Gland                         |                         +                                                |   2        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                X        X     X     X              X                     |         12 |
      Lymphoma Malignant                   |                                                                          |          1 |
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |                               X                                          |          3 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 0| 5| 8| 9| 2| 8| 9| 9| 9| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 5| 1| 2| 3| 0| 0| 4| 5| 7| 8| 6| 4| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    0.15%                                  | 3| 2| 2| 0| 2| 4| 5| 4| 1| 0| 0| 4| 1| 3| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3|             
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 8| 3| 4| 0| 3| 7| 2| 5| 0| 4| 6| 7| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 2| 9| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Hepatocellular Adenoma               |                                           X                              |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |                                  +                       +               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Oral Mucosa                             |             +                                                            |             
      Pharyngeal, Squamous Cell Carcinoma  |             X                                                            |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Acinus, Adenoma                      |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Squamous Cell Papilloma              |                                              X                           |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Carcinoid Tumor Benign               |                                                                      X   |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Tongue                                  |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |                                     X  X                    X     X      |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                                                                   X      |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |    X  X  X                                      X  X     X        X      |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                               X     X                    X               |             
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |          X                                                               |             
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                                              X                           |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Peritoneum                              |                                                                      +   |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 0| 5| 8| 9| 2| 8| 9| 9| 9| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 5| 1| 2| 3| 0| 0| 4| 5| 7| 8| 6| 4| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    0.15%                                  | 3| 2| 2| 0| 2| 4| 5| 4| 1| 0| 0| 4| 1| 3| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3|             
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 8| 3| 4| 0| 3| 7| 2| 5| 0| 4| 6| 7| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 2| 9| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                            X                                             |             
      Carcinoma                            |                                     X  X                 X               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma|             X  X  X  X  X  X  X     X        X  X        X  X  X     X  X|             
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           |    X     X                       X     X  X        X  X                  |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                +  +     +                                                |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |             
      Fibroadenoma                         |                               X           X                              |             
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |                                              X                           |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibroma                              |                      X           X                                       |             
      Fibroma, Multiple                    |                            X                                             |             
      Keratoacanthoma                      |                                                       X              X   |             
      Sarcoma                              | X                                                                        |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                  X                                       |             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Carcinoma       |                                                    X                     |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     |             +                                                            |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 4| 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 0| 0| 5| 8| 9| 2| 8| 9| 9| 9| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 5| 1| 2| 3| 0| 0| 4| 5| 7| 8| 6| 4| 8| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    0.15%                                  | 3| 2| 2| 0| 2| 4| 5| 4| 1| 0| 0| 4| 1| 3| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 2| 2| 3|             
                                           | 7| 6| 4| 8| 3| 4| 0| 3| 7| 2| 5| 0| 4| 6| 7| 9| 1| 2| 3| 5| 8| 9| 2| 9| 1|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM - cont              |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Renal Tubule, Adenoma                |          X                                                               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                X  X  X  X     X     X                                   X|             
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |             X              X                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|     A      |
    0.15%                                  | 3| 4| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4|     L      |
                                           | 3| 7| 1| 4| 0| 0| 5| 8| 0| 2| 4| 5| 1| 5| 6| 8| 9| 3| 6| 6| 1| 7| 8| 9| 2|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Hepatocellular Adenoma               |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                      +     +                                +            |   5        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Oral Mucosa                             |                                                                          |   1        |
      Pharyngeal, Squamous Cell Carcinoma  |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Acinus, Adenoma                      |                X                                                         |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Squamous Cell Papilloma              |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Carcinoid Tumor Benign               |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Tongue                                  |                                  +                                       |   1        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                           X                              |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |    X                                                              X      |          6 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |    X     X     X  X                             X  X  X     X            |         15 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |             X              X                       X                    X|          7 |
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                                          X               |          2 |
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                                                                          |          1 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|     A      |
    0.15%                                  | 3| 4| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4|     L      |
                                           | 3| 7| 1| 4| 0| 0| 5| 8| 0| 2| 4| 5| 1| 5| 6| 8| 9| 3| 6| 6| 1| 7| 8| 9| 2|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Peritoneum                              |                                                                          |   1        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Carcinoma                            |       X                    X     X                       X               |          7 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma| X     X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X   |         38 |
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           |    X                                                                    X|          9 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                          +               |   4        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +|  49        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |
      Carcinoma                            |    X                                                                     |          1 |
      Fibroadenoma                         |                                                                          |          2 |
      Fibroadenoma, Multiple               |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Fibroma                              |                                           X  X                       X   |          5 |
      Fibroma, Multiple                    |                                                                          |          1 |
      Keratoacanthoma                      |                                                 X                       X|          4 |
      Sarcoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|     A      |
    0.15%                                  | 3| 4| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 4| 4| 4| 4| 4| 0| 0| 1| 2| 2| 3| 3| 4|     L      |
                                           | 3| 7| 1| 4| 0| 0| 5| 8| 0| 2| 4| 5| 1| 5| 6| 8| 9| 3| 6| 6| 1| 7| 8| 9| 2|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 NERVOUS SYSTEM - cont                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                           X                              |          2 |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Carcinoma       |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |                                                                          |   1        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Renal Tubule, Adenoma                |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                                                                          |          7 |
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |                      X              X                                    |          4 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 5| 8| 0| 2| 3| 3| 5| 9| 9| 0| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 3| 1| 9| 5| 2| 6| 8| 5| 7| 8| 5| 0| 5| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    0.30%                                  | 9| 5| 7| 5| 8| 8| 7| 6| 6| 6| 7| 9| 6| 7| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 9|             
                                           | 3| 1| 8| 9| 1| 0| 7| 7| 6| 1| 5| 7| 4| 9| 4| 5| 7| 2| 5| 4| 6| 2| 3| 5| 5|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leiomyosarcoma                       |                                        X                                 |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  A  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |       X                                                                  |             
      Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,          |                                                                          |             
          Intestine Large, Colon           |                                        X                                 |             
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |             
          Primary Site                     |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mesentery                               |             +                 +  +     +                 +               |             
      Fat, Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,     |                                                                          |             
           Intestine Large, Colon          |                                        X                                 |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,          |                                                                          |             
          Intestine Large, Colon           |                                        X                                 |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |             
          Primary Site                     |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |             
          Primary Site                     |                            X                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Pheochromocytoma Malignant           |                                                                          |             
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              |             X                    X        X     X     X        X         |             
      Bilateral, Pheochromocytoma Benign   |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                      X                                                   |             
      Carcinoma                            |                   X                                                      |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Sarcoma NOS                          |                      X                                                   |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 5| 8| 0| 2| 3| 3| 5| 9| 9| 0| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 3| 1| 9| 5| 2| 6| 8| 5| 7| 8| 5| 0| 5| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    0.30%                                  | 9| 5| 7| 5| 8| 8| 7| 6| 6| 6| 7| 9| 6| 7| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 9|             
                                           | 3| 1| 8| 9| 1| 0| 7| 7| 6| 1| 5| 7| 4| 9| 4| 5| 7| 2| 5| 4| 6| 2| 3| 5| 5|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |                X                          X                             X|             
      Pars Intermedia, Adenoma             |                                                                      X   |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                   X                                                  X   |             
      C-Cell, Adenoma, Multiple            |                                                                          |             
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                  X                                       |             
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                X                                                         |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
    None                                   |                                                                          |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Adenoma                              |                               X                                          |             
      Carcinoma                            |    X     X  X                             X           X                  |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Seminal Vesicle                         | M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma|          X  X           X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X     X  X  X  X  X|             
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           | X  X                                                     X               |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |       X                                                                  |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node                              |                            +           +                                 |             
      Pancreatic, Sarcoma, Metastatic,     |                                                                          |             
           Uncertain Primary Site          |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |             
          Primary Site                     |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibroma                              | X                                                                        |             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |       X                                                                  |             
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |             
          Primary Site                     |                            X                                             |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Mammary Gland                           | M  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Fibroma                              |                            X                                X            |             
      Fibrosarcoma                         | X                                            X                           |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              
                                           | 5| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|             
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 5| 8| 0| 2| 3| 3| 5| 9| 9| 0| 1| 1| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2| 2|             
                                           | 0| 3| 1| 9| 5| 2| 6| 8| 5| 7| 8| 5| 0| 5| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|             
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|             
    0.30%                                  | 9| 5| 7| 5| 8| 8| 7| 6| 6| 6| 7| 9| 6| 7| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 7| 7| 8| 8| 8| 9|             
                                           | 3| 1| 8| 9| 1| 0| 7| 7| 6| 1| 5| 7| 4| 9| 4| 5| 7| 2| 5| 4| 6| 2| 3| 5| 5|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             
      Keratoacanthoma                      |                                           X                              |             
      Keratoacanthoma, Multiple            |                                                                      X   |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Osteosarcoma                         |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                            +                                             |             
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |             
          Primary Site                     |                            X                                             |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                X                                                         |             
      Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,          |                                                                          |             
          Intestine Large, Colon           |                                        X                                 |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Eye                                     |                                                          +               |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Zymbal's Gland                          |                         +                                                |             
      Carcinoma                            |                         X                                                |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |             
                                           |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |             

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|             
   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|             
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |       X                                                                  |             
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                               X     X                                    |             
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |                                  X                                       |             

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|             
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 2| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|     A      |
    0.30%                                  | 9| 9| 9| 0| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 5| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 6| 8| 9| 0| 2| 6| 8| 0| 3| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 1| 4| 3| 6| 8| 9| 0| 2|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM                         |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Esophagus                               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Colon                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Leiomyosarcoma                       |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Rectum                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Large, Cecum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Duodenum               | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Jejunum                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Intestine Small, Ileum                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Liver                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |
      Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,          |                                                                          |            |
          Intestine Large, Colon           |                                                                          |          1 |
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |            |
          Primary Site                     |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mesentery                               |                   +                    +                             +   |   8        |
      Fat, Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,     |                                                                          |            |
           Intestine Large, Colon          |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pancreas                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |
      Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,          |                                                                          |            |
          Intestine Large, Colon           |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Salivary Glands                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Forestomach                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |            |
          Primary Site                     |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Stomach, Glandular                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |            |
          Primary Site                     |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Blood Vessel                            | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Heart                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM                          |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Cortex                          | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Adrenal Medulla                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Pheochromocytoma Malignant           |                   X                                                      |          1 |
      Pheochromocytoma Benign              | X                                      X                                X|          9 |
      Bilateral, Pheochromocytoma Benign   |                                                                      X   |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Islets, Pancreatic                      | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 2| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|     A      |
    0.30%                                  | 9| 9| 9| 0| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 5| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 6| 8| 9| 0| 2| 6| 8| 0| 3| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 1| 4| 3| 6| 8| 9| 0| 2|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - cont                   |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
      Adenoma                              |                                                                          |          1 |
      Carcinoma                            |             X                                                            |          2 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Parathyroid Gland                       | +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Pituitary Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Sarcoma NOS                          |                                                                          |          1 |
      Pars Distalis, Adenoma               |    X        X                    X  X  X              X              X   |         10 |
      Pars Intermedia, Adenoma             |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thyroid Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      C-Cell, Adenoma                      |                               X                       X                  |          4 |
      C-Cell, Adenoma, Multiple            |                                           X                              |          1 |
      C-Cell, Carcinoma                    |                                                                          |          1 |
      Follicular Cell, Adenoma             |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENERAL BODY SYSTEM                       |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
    None                                   |                                                                          |            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 GENITAL SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Epididymis                              | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Preputial Gland                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Adenoma                              |                                  X                                       |          2 |
      Carcinoma                            |                                                                          |          5 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Prostate                                | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Seminal Vesicle                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  49        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Testes                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Bilateral, Interstitial Cell, Adenoma| X  X  X  X     X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X        X  X  X  X  X  X  X  X|         40 |
      Interstitial Cell, Adenoma           |             X                                X  X                        |          6 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone Marrow                             | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node                              |                                                                          |   2        |
      Pancreatic, Sarcoma, Metastatic,     |                                                                          |            |
           Uncertain Primary Site          |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mandibular                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lymph Node, Mesenteric                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |            |
          Primary Site                     |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Spleen                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Fibroma                              |                                                                          |          1 |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 2| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|     A      |
    0.30%                                  | 9| 9| 9| 0| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 5| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 6| 8| 9| 0| 2| 6| 8| 0| 3| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 1| 4| 3| 6| 8| 9| 0| 2|            |

 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
 HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM - cont               |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |            |
          Primary Site                     |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Thymus                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  48        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM                      |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Mammary Gland                           | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  M  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  47        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skin                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Fibroma                              |    X                                                                     |          3 |
      Fibrosarcoma                         |                                                                          |          2 |
      Keratoacanthoma                      |                                              X              X            |          3 |
      Keratoacanthoma, Multiple            |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM                    |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Bone                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Osteosarcoma                         |                                              X                           |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Skeletal Muscle                         |                                                                          |   1        |
      Sarcoma, Metastatic, Uncertain       |                                                                          |            |
          Primary Site                     |                                                                          |          1 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 NERVOUS SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Brain                                   | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                        |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Lung                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Alveolar/Bronchiolar Adenoma         |                                              X                           |          2 |
      Leiomyosarcoma, Metastatic,          |                                                                          |            |
          Intestine Large, Colon           |                                                                          |          1 |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Nose                                    | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Trachea                                 | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 SPECIAL SENSES SYSTEM                     |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Eye                                     |                                           +                              |   2        |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Zymbal's Gland                          |                            +                                             |   2        |
      Carcinoma                            |                            X                                             |          2 |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|            |
 URINARY SYSTEM                            |                                                                          |            |
                                           |                                                                          |            |

                                            __________________________________________________________________________|____________|
   Kidney                                  | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

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   Urinary Bladder                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |

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                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
NTP Experiment-Test: 88007-05          NEOPLASMS BY INDIVIDUAL ANIMAL (SYSTEMIC LESIONS ABRIDGED)                 Report: PEIRPT17
Study Type: CHRONIC                                           SODIUM NITRITE                                      Date: 10/18/99  
Route: DOSED WATER                                                                                                Time: 14:03:23  
                                                                                                                                    

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                                           | 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|            |
                             DAY ON TEST   | 2| 2| 2| 2| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3| 3|            |
                                           | 9| 9| 9| 9| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|            |

 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|     T (*)  |
                                           | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     O      |
   FISCHER 344 RATS MALE                   | 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0| 0|     T      |
                               ANIMAL ID   | 1| 1| 1| 2| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1| 1|     A      |
    0.30%                                  | 9| 9| 9| 0| 5| 5| 5| 6| 6| 6| 6| 7| 7| 7| 7| 8| 8| 9| 9| 5| 8| 8| 8| 9| 9|     L      |
                                           | 6| 8| 9| 0| 2| 6| 8| 0| 3| 8| 9| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 7| 1| 4| 3| 6| 8| 9| 0| 2|            |

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 SYSTEMIC LESIONS                          |                                                                          |            |

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   Multiple Organs                         | +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +|  50        |
      Histiocytic Sarcoma                  |                                                                          |          1 |
      Leukemia Mononuclear                 |                                     X                                    |          3 |
      Mesothelioma Malignant               |                                                                          |          1 |

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                         * : Total animals with tissue examined microscopically; total animals with tumor                           
                         + : Tissue examined microscopically                      M : Missing tissue                                
                         X : Lesion present                                       A : Autolysis precludes evaluation                
                         I : Insufficient tissue                              BLANK : Not examined microscopically                  
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