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Nomination Summary for Zinc (N20403)

Nominated Substances: Zinc, Zinc carbonate, Zinc Carbonate, Basic, Zinc carbonate hydrate

Nomination Date: 05/03/2004

Nominator: ATSDR

Rationale: Based on data needs identified by ATSDR, the National Toxicology Program (NTP) is required to initiate research designed to determine the health effects (and techniques for developing methods to determine such health effects) of zinc.

NTP Principles: not specified

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.

CASRN: 5263-02-5

Agent Name: Zinc Carbonate, Basic