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Nomination Summary for Hexavalent chromium compounds (N20107)

Nominated Substances: Sodium dichromate dihydrate (VI)

Nomination Date: 10/26/2000

Nominator: California State Senator Adam Schiff

Rationale: The safety of the drinking water in several California cities is being questioned as a result of hexavalent chromium compound contamination. Definitive data on whether hexavalent chromium administered in drinking water is carcinogenic is needed.

NTP Principles: not specified

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 7789-12-0

Agent Name: Sodium dichromate dihydrate (VI)