Nominated Substances: No Specific Substances or Agents are Selected for this Nomination
Nomination Date: 11/10/1999
Nominator: International Union, UAW
Rationale: The UAW is concerned about chemicals and combinations of chemicals (including particulates) found in the industrial environment in substantial levels. The UAW nominations are intended to assist in evaluating hazards and setting standards for inhalation exposure. Diesel particulate is clearly carcinogenic in rats. Parallel studies with gasoline engine exhaust are lacking.
NTP Principles: not specified