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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Agent Name: Sodium dichromate dihydrate (VI)