Nomination Summary for Fumonisin B1 (N91009)
Nominated Substances: Fumonisin B1
Nomination Date: 09/13/1991
Rationale: Concern about adverse effects of fumonisins on animal health and potential toxic effects of fumonisin residues on humans consuming animals exposed to fumonisins; concern about adverse effects of fumonisin contaminated corn products consumed directly by human; and recent studies indicating that fumonisin B1 is a tumor promoter in rats and induces primary hepatocarcinomas and cholangiocarcinomas in rats.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: Fumonisin B1